CHANDLER, Ariz.-- October, 16, 2012 -- Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, today announced that its subsidiary, Amkor Technology Philippines, was awarded the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 2012.
“Suppliers play a vital part in the overall quality of our vehicles, and we view their hard work and dedication as part of the foundation for GM to continue to be a leader in product quality and overall customer satisfaction,” said Bob Socia, General Motors' Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “We have made significant progress in recent years improving product quality, and moving forward we will continue to improve supplier relations to achieve a world-class supply chain focused on quality, capacity management and total cost.”
“Amkor is honored to be recognized by General Motors with their inaugural Supplier Quality Excellence Award,” said JooHo Kim, Amkor’s executive vice president, worldwide manufacturing operations. “We are committed to providing the world-class packaging and test solutions that meet the stringent requirements set by GM, one of the world’s premier automotive companies. This award is a testament to the hard work of our employees in the Philippines and our dedication to meeting the needs of our customers.”
The Supplier Quality Excellence Award is a new recognition award that GM is implementing effective this year. The award is given to specific supplier locations, and only their top-performing suppliers are eligible to receive this award. Suppliers who receive this award have met or exceeded a stringent set of quality performance criteria along with the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization.