Dublin, Ireland, May 28th, 2003 - Silicon & Software Systems (S3) today announced that it has received the prestigious Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments. With the award, S3 becomes one of the few electronics design services companies to ever receive this recognition.
The award, given annually by Texas Instruments, recognizes key suppliers who demonstrate the highest levels of excellence and emphasize continuous efforts to set higher goals and achieve greater customer results. Criteria used in the selection of suppliers for this worldwide award include Technology, Quality, Responsiveness and Assurance of Supply.
The award was presented to S3 in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the successful development of some of TI's latest DSP embedded sub-systems. Commenting on the award to S3, Gilles Delfassy, SVP of TI's Wireless Communications Division said "TI chose Silicon & Software Systems for this award in recognition of their engineering team's exceptional and consistent performance in the delivery of fully functional designs on-time and in compliance with TI's stringent quality systems and documentation requirements".
"We're delighted to receive this award in recognition of our efforts and success with TI", said Dermot Barry, VP of S3's Wireless Systems Business Unit. "For a number of years now we have been working closely with TI teams in Europe and the US to fulfill TI's customer requirements. Our increasing familiarity with TI technologies, processes, flows and methodologies ensures a seamless interaction between S3 and TI".
Bernard Neeson, S3's VP of Sales & Business Development said "To be awarded such an accolade by TI is a recognition of the capability and commitment of our IC and software design teams, and is also a validation of S3's total focus on meeting and exceeding the business expectations of our customers. We look forward to extending the success of our relationship with TI".
About Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3):
Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3) is a 300-person electronics design company. S3 specializes in System Level Design and Integration in four market areas: Wireless Systems, Digital Consumer, Network Processing and Medical Systems.
The company's success is based on a unique combination of IC, Software and Hardware Design expertise, coupled with an extensive portfolio of domain specific knowledge and customizable IP. S3 provides solutions for both OEMs and IC vendors including hardware reference designs.
Approximately 50% of S3's established client base is located in the U.S. with the remainder situated in Europe and the Asia/Pacific region. S3 was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1986 and has operations in five countries: Ireland, U.S., the Netherlands, Poland and the Czech Republic.
Web Site: www.s3group.com