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SPTS Technologies Wins 2016 RoSPA Gold Award for Occupational Health and Safety

Accolade Recognizes SPTS’ Commitment to Continuous Improvement in Accident Prevention and Employee Wellbeing at Work for Fourth Consecutive Year

 Newport, United Kingdom, 09 May, 2016 -- 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 a Gold Award in the Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards for the fourth consecutive year.  The highly regarded Gold Award will be presented during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel on July 14th, 2016.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “To win an award at such a prestigious event as the RoSPA Awards is a great achievement for our winners. It recognizes their commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record and raises the bar for other organisations to aspire to. We offer SPTS Technologies our congratulations.”

Kevin Crofton, President of SPTS Technologies and Corporate Vice President at Orbotech, said, “It is an honor to be recognized for our health and safety management systems and practices for the fourth consecutive years. We have a strong culture of continuous improvement throughout our organization, which has been instrumental in sustaining our business growth. It takes commitment and support of all the staff to maintain this high level of health and safety best 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. Celebrating its diamond anniversary, the RoSPA Awards scheme is the largest and longest-running programme of its kind in the UK. 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. Gold medals, president’s awards and orders of distinction are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years. For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit www.rospa.com/awards

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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