Cisco Awards GLOBALFOUNDRIES 2014 Excellence in Silicon Ecosystems
Santa Clara, Calif., October 1, 2014 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a leading provider of advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology, today announced that it has received the 2014 award for Excellence in Silicon Ecosystems from Cisco.
This prestigious award recognizes GF for performing beyond expectations by partnering with Cisco as a critical sub-tier supply chain partner on developing advanced technologies in the areas of silicon wafer manufacturing, IC packaging, assembly and test. The distinction was awarded during Cisco’s 23rd Annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held September 18 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
“Our Supplier Appreciation Awards give us an opportunity to highlight exceptional performances by the very best of our extended supply chain,” said Gary Cooper, vice president, Global Supplier Management, Cisco. “These partners have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their core operations, and consistently exceeded expectations in supporting the success of Cisco and our customers.”
Cisco presented awards to suppliers in recognition of their contributions to Cisco’s success in fiscal year 2014. At the event, Cisco recognized the hard work and dedication of its strategic suppliers and manufacturing partners—underscoring the company’s commitment to close collaboration with its supply network to drive customer satisfaction, innovation, and operational efficiency.
GF is the world’s first full-service semiconductor foundry with a truly global footprint. Launched in March 2009, the company has quickly achieved scale as the second largest foundry in the world, providing a unique combination of advanced technology and manufacturing to more than 160 customers. With operations in Singapore, Germany and the United States, GF is the only foundry that offers the flexibility and security of manufacturing centers spanning three continents. The company’s three 300mm fabs and five 200mm fabs provide the full range of process technologies from mainstream to the leading edge. This global manufacturing footprint is supported by major facilities for research, development and design enablement located near hubs of semiconductor activity in the United States, Europe and Asia. GF is owned by Mubadala Development Company. For more information, visit http://www.globalfoundries.com.