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Orbotech’s SPTS Technologies Presented with Supplier Excellence Award by Qorvo

SPTS Receives Special Honor for Outstanding Support and Commitment to Excellence

Newport, United Kingdom, 29 June, 2016 – SPTS Technologies, an Orbotech company, and a supplier of advanced wafer processing solutions for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, today announced it was given a Supplier Excellence Award by Qorvo in appreciation of SPTS’s hard work, support and commitment to excellence.

“Qorvo needed to quickly and cost-efficiently increase production capacity of their Richardson, Texas line in order to meet customer demand,” said Kevin Crofton, President of SPTS Technologies and Corporate Vice President at Orbotech. “They set some challenging timescales, but by adapting our manufacturing and installation processes, we were able to meet their requirements on schedule and to specification. This Qorvo Supplier Excellence Award recognizes the results achieved through hard work and close collaboration between our teams. Delighting our customers is the goal of all of us at SPTS, and we’re extremely proud of the quality and performance of the teams across all disciplines that contributed to this success.”

Howard Witham, Vice President, Texas Operations, Qorvo, said, “We have been impressed with the ability of SPTS to achieve the promised delivery deadlines to meet our planned ramp, with the flexibility to accommodate late changes, while also providing cost-savings associated with re-configuring existing toolsets and efficient hand-over of all the tools. Open and clear communication between us has been key at all stages from PO to process qualification. SPTS exemplifies what we need in a business partner, and I am very pleased to present this Supplier Excellence Award to SPTS.”

Qorvo is a leading provider of RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and defense applications, with a broad portfolio of RF technologies. Formed from the merger of RFMD and TriQuint, Qorvo has more than 7,000 global employees dedicated to delivering solutions for everything that connects the world. SPTS Technologies is a preferred supplier to Qorvo, and the Sigma fxP PVD solution is the process of record (POR) for depositing piezoelectric films.

 

About SPTS Technologies

SPTS Technologies, an Orbotech company, designs, manufactures, sells, and supports etch, PVD, and CVD wafer processing solutions for the MEMS, advanced packaging, LED, high speed RF on GaAs, and power management device markets. With manufacturing facilities in Newport, Wales, and Allentown, Pennsylvania, the company operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. For more information about SPTS Technologies, please visit www.spts.com

 

About Orbotech Ltd.

Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:ORBK) is a global innovator of enabling technologies used in the manufacture of the world’s most sophisticated consumer and industrial products throughout the electronics and adjacent industries. The Company is a leading provider of yield enhancement and production solutions for electronics reading, writing and connecting, used by manufacturers of printed circuit boards, flat panel displays, advanced packaging, micro-electro-mechanical systems and other electronic components. Today, virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using Orbotech systems. For more information, visit http://www.orbotech.com/.

 

COMPANY CONTACTS:

Destanie Clarke
Senior Director, Marketing Communications
SPTS Technologies
Tel: +44 7951 203278
Destanie.Clarke@orbotech.com

Tally Kaplan Porat 
Head of Corporate Marketing
Orbotech Ltd.
Tel: +972 8 942 3603
Tally.KaplanPorat@orbotech.com   

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