SOURCE: Carsem, Inc.

March 16, 2005 09:00 ET

Carsem Receives Supplier Excellence Award From Analog Devices

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 16, 2005 -- Carsem, a leading provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the semiconductor industry, announced that they recently received a 2004 Supplier Excellence Award for the category External Foundry from Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI). The award is based on an exacting supplier rating program that includes key metrics such as on-time delivery, yield, customer service, quality, competitiveness, responsiveness and technology.

During a ceremony held in Boston on March 9, 2005, the award was presented to David Comley, Carsem's Group Managing Director, by John Hassett, Vice President of Assembly and Test.

"Analog Devices chose to recognize Carsem for their focus on driving improvement across their full supply chain. In addition to their focus on factory performance, they have clearly demonstrated their leadership position in various package developments, as well as their ability to provide single roof solutions to ADI on Assembly and Test. It is also important to acknowledge that the Carsem team has been highly responsive to unforecasted needs, both from a production requirement as well as supporting our new product engine," said Hassett.

Mr. Comley stated, "Analog Devices is clearly one of the leaders in our industry, and this is the second year in a row that they recognized Carsem as a key supplier. We are very proud of this achievement as well as our very strong relationship with ADI, and we look forward to our continued support of their needs well into the future."

About Analog Devices

Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Celebrating 40 years as a leading global manufacturer of high-performance integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal processing applications, Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices' common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker "ADI" and is included in the S&P 500 Index.

About Carsem

Carsem is a leading provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the semiconductor industry, and offers one of the widest ranges of package & test portfolios in the world. To meet the growing demands of the telecommunications and wireless markets for smaller, faster, thermally efficient devices, Carsem's portfolio includes several advanced technologies, such as the Micro Leadframe Package (MLP), Small Scale Ball Grid Array (SSBGA), Flip Chip On Leadframe (FCOL) and a SiP (System-in-Package) capability. Carsem also offers a full range of turnkey test services for RF, mixed-signal, linear, digital and power devices. Our factories maintain world-class quality standards having achieved SAC Level 1, ISO-9001, ISO-14001, QS-9000, TS16949 certifications, and are supported with a global network of sales and engineering support offices. Carsem is a member of the Hong Leong Group with factories located in Ipoh, Malaysia, Suzhou, China and sales offices across the USA, plus the UK and Taiwan. Carsem, Inc. sales headquarters is located at 269 Mt. Hermon Road, Suite 104, Scotts Valley, CA 95066, phone (831) 438-6861, fax (831) 438-6863, web site: www.carsem.com.

Contact Information

  • Carsem, Inc.
    Press Contact:
    Paul Smith
    Director of Marketing
    Telephone Number: 831 438-6861
    Fax Number: 831 438-6863
    Email Address: psmith@carsem.com
    Web site address: www.carsem.com