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SPTS Technologies Wins 2017 RoSPA Gold Award for Occupational Health and Safety

Fifth Consecutive Honor Recognizes SPTS’s Dedication to Continuous Improvement in Accident Prevention and Employee Wellbeing at Work

Newport, United Kingdom, 4 September, 2017 -- SPTS Technologies, an Orbotech company and a supplier of advanced wafer-processing solutions for the global semiconductor and related industries, today announced that it has won its fifth consecutive Gold Award in the Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards.  The much respected Gold Award was presented at a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel on Thursday 13th July, 2017.

 Chris Webb, SPTS's EHS Advisor, receives RoSPA Gold Award Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards are the most prestigious in the world of occupational health and safety, and held in high regard around the world, as winning one demonstrates an organization’s commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record. Achieving the standard required is no mean feat. This is a special year in the history of RoSPA, and we congratulate all of our winners in this, our centenary year.”


Kevin Crofton, Corporate Vice President at Orbotech and President of SPTS Technologies, said, “It is always an honor to be recognized for the dedication of our health and safety management team and the quality of the procedures and processes in place here at SPTS. We pride ourselves on the level of continuous improvement throughout our organization and being able to provide a safe and stimulating work environment for our employees. It takes commitment and support of all the staff to maintain this high standard of health and safety practices in the work place, and we’re very proud to share this achievement with all our employees.”

RoSPA is a safety charity that recognizes companies who have demonstrated a commitment to occupational safety and health for their employees. It is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas. A majority of the awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. The RoSPA Awards scheme is the largest and longest-running programme of its kind in the UK, now in its 61st year. Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education.  There are specialist awards for occupational health, environmental management and fleet safety. For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit www.rospa.com/awards

 

About Orbotech Ltd
Orbotech Ltd. is a leading global supplier of yield-enhancing and process-enabling solutions for the manufacture of electronics products. Orbotech provides cutting-edge solutions for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCBs), flat panel displays (FPDs), and semiconductor devices (SDs), designed to enable the production of innovative, next-generation electronic products and improve the cost effectiveness of existing and future electronics production processes. Orbotech’s core business lies in enabling electronic device manufacturers to inspect and understand PCBs and FPDs and to verify their quality (‘reading’); pattern the desired electronic circuitry on the relevant substrate and perform three dimensional shaping of metalized circuits on multiple surfaces (‘writing’); and utilize advanced vacuum deposition and etching processes in SD and semiconductor manufacturing (‘connecting’).  Orbotech refers to this ‘reading’, ‘writing’ and ‘connecting’ as enabling the ‘Language of Electronics’. For more information, visit www.orbotech.com and www.spts.com.

 

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

Company Contact:
Destanie Clarke,
Tel: +44 7951 203278,
Destanie.Clarke@orbotech.com

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