HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C., Dec. 16, 2021 – TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today presented its 2021 Excellent Performance Awards to show appreciation for global suppliers who helped the Company successfully expand its fabs, broaden its global footprint, and collaborated to do their part for manufacturing excellence and semiconductor industry development in the face of the continuous challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to the impact of COVID-19, TSMC has continued to work closely with suppliers of equipment, raw materials, packaging, testing, facilities, IT systems, and environmental and waste management services through close digital communication to enhance cutting-edge technology capabilities, overcome technology and supply challenges, and achieve the Company’s targets.
As a global corporate citizen, TSMC also shoulders its due corporate responsibilities. In addition to being the world's first semiconductor company to join RE100, it has also proactively responded to the net zero emissions initiative, setting a target of net zero emissions by 2050. The Company published its Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Report with the goal of expanding green influence and driving the industry towards a low-carbon supply chain. At the same time, TSMC hopes to work with suppliers to implement environmental sustainability goals with tangible actions.
"Although the global supply chain faced numerous challenges in 2021, TSMC successfully implemented its expansion plans at home and abroad with the cooperation of its suppliers," said J.K. Lin, Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Materials Management & Risk Management at TSMC. “Looking ahead, TSMC will continue to work with global suppliers to grow together and build a sustainable supply chain."
TSMC expresses its sincere appreciation to all suppliers for their continuous support, and presents its Excellent Performance Award to 13 outstanding equipment, materials and facilities service suppliers in recognition of their contributions.
The list of winners of the 2021 TSMC Excellent Performance Award is as follows (in alphabetical order):
- Applied Materials, Inc. – Excellent Technology Collaboration
- ASM International – Excellent Production Support
- ASML Holding N.V. – Excellent Technology Collaboration
- Canon Inc. – Excellent Production Support
- Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. – Excellent Production Support and Green Manufacturing
- Chun Yuan Steel Industry Co., Ltd. – Excellent Production Support
- Fu Tsu Construction Co., Ltd. – Excellent Production Support
- JSR Corporation – Excellent Technology Collaboration
- Lam Research Corporation – Excellent Production Support
- Merck – Excellent Technology Collaboration
- Shin-Etsu Handotai Co., Ltd. – Excellent Production Support
- SUMCO Corporation – Excellent Production Support
- Tokyo Electron Limited – Excellent Technology Collaboration
TSMC pioneered the pure-play foundry business model when it was founded in 1987, and has been the world’s leading dedicated semiconductor foundry ever since. The Company supports a thriving ecosystem of global customers and partners with the industry’s leading process technologies and portfolio of design enablement solutions to unleash innovation for the global semiconductor industry. With global operations spanning Asia, Europe, and North America, TSMC serves as a committed corporate citizen around the world.
TSMC deployed 281 distinct process technologies, and manufactured 11,617 products for 510 customers in 2020 by providing broadest range of advanced, specialty and advanced packaging technology services. TSMC is the first foundry to provide 5-nanometer production capabilities, the most advanced semiconductor process technology available in the world. The Company is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan. For more information please visit https://www.tsmc.com.