MKS Instruments Receives Lam Research's 2017 Supplier Excellence Award
Annual Recognition Program Acknowledges MKS Instruments' Exemplary Operational Excellence
ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has been recognized with a 2017 Supplier Excellence Award from Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ:LRCX), a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. The awards, presented annually, acknowledge outstanding performance, strategic services, and critical collaboration.
"MKS is grateful and truly appreciates this recognition and values our collaborative engagement with Lam, a company for which we have the highest regard. Over the last several years, our relationship with Lam has transformed from supplier to true collaboration partner," commented Jerry Colella, Chief Executive Officer and President of MKS Instruments. "Our focus at MKS is to help our customers solve their most difficult challenges. Last year, we were honored by Lam for our technology collaboration. This year, we are recognized for our operational excellence, for quickly ramping and scaling production to ensure the successful launch of Lam's new products."
The Lam Research Supplier Excellence Awards were announced on September 12 at the company's 2017 Supplier Day event, during which Lam Research focuses on enhancing collaboration and renewing opportunities for mutual success with its customers and suppliers. Executives from suppliers around the world attended the event, and MKS Instruments was among the seven companies honored for its achievements.
"In the dynamic semiconductor equipment industry, high-quality suppliers are a competitive differentiator for Lam Research," said Tim Archer, Chief Operating Officer of Lam Research. "MKS Instruments plays a critical role in our ability to deliver industry-leading products and services to our customers, and we applaud their outstanding performance. We are pleased to present MKS Instruments with a Lam Research Supplier Excellence Award for 2017 and look forward to continuing this successful, strategic relationship."
About MKS Instruments
MKS Instruments, Inc. is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. Our products are derived from our core competencies in pressure measurement and control, flow measurement and control, gas and vapor delivery, gas composition analysis, residual gas analysis, leak detection, control and information technology, ozone generation and delivery, RF & DC power, reactive gas generation, vacuum technology, photonics, sub-micron positioning, vibration isolation and optics. Our primary served markets include semiconductor capital equipment, general industrial, life sciences and research. Additional information can be found at www.mksinst.com.