GSA Recognizes Global Unichip During Annual Awards Ceremony
Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 16, 2011 – Global Unichip Corp. (GUC; TW: 3443), the Flexible ASIC LeaderTM,has been awarded the Global Semiconductor Alliance(GSA) “2011 Outstanding APAC Semiconductor Company Award.”
The leadership award winner is selected by GSA’s Asia-Pacific Leadership Council to recognize a semiconductor company headquartered in the Asia-Pacific region that demonstrates the greatest market leadership/competitive strength; product lines; innovation; corporate management (including culture, vision, talents and leadership); and overall likelihood of long-term success.
“While we are extremely honored by the GSA’s recognition, the award really acknowledges the role our customers play in pushing the envelope of next generation semiconductor innovation,” said Jim Lai, President, Global Unichip. It really is their success that drives any accolades we may receive.”
The award is the most recent acknowledgement of GUC’s business and technology model evolution into a full-service, flexible, ASIC company. The Gartner Group ranked Global Unichip as the 14th largest ASIC company in 2010 based on its revenue of $327 million, up from 16th place in 2009.
Each year, GSA presents awards to outstanding semiconductor companies worldwide that have demonstrated excellence through their success, vision and strategy in the industry. The organization’s mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation.
GLOBAL UNICHIP CORP. (GUC) is the Flexible ASIC LeaderTM whose customers target IC devices to leading edge computing, communications and consumer applications. Based in Hsin-chu, Taiwan GUC has developed a global reputation with a presence in China, Europe, Japan, Korea, and North America. GUC is publicly traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under the symbol 3443. For more information, go to www.globalunichip.com.