GIGAPHOTON – Supplier Award from ASML

Evaluation of Zero defect over one year

Oyama City, Tochigi Prefecture; October 25th, 2017 — Gigaphoton Inc., a leading manufacturer of light sources used in semiconductor lithography, was honored with a Supplier Award from the industry-leading lithography equipment manufacturer ASML.

On the occasion of ASML’s “ASML Supplier Day”; held in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, on September 14, 2017, Gigaphoton was highly commended for achieving Zero defect over one year and honored with an award. Of all suppliers, only three received an award, of which only Gigaphoton was a DUV-related manufacturer.

Katsumi Uranaka, President & CEO of Gigaphoton said, “It is a great honor to receive such an award from ASML, the largest lithography equipment manufacturer. This commendation is thanks to the single-minded stance adopted by our employees in striving to achieve our philosophy of ‘providing No. 1 technology and quality products’. Gigaphoton will continue contributing to customers and growing alongside them.”

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