FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 12/05/11 --
Lam Research Corp., (NASDAQ: LRCX), a leading global supplier of semiconductor wafer fabrication equipment and services, has been named the recipient of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC's) "2011 Supplier Excellence Award in Technology Development Collaboration" for its work in helping TSMC accelerate its transition to next-generation technology nodes. Based in Hsinchu, Taiwan, TSMC (NYSE: TSM) is the world's largest dedicated semiconductor manufacturing foundry.
Lam Research was recognized by TSMC for advancing next-generation plasma etch systems to meet TSMC's technical and productivity requirements and for providing engineering support to ensure a smooth production ramp. The award was presented to Lam Chairman James Bagley on December 2 at a TSMC banquet honoring the foundry's supply chain partners.
"Lam Research is pleased to receive this prestigious award from TSMC as it validates the value that Lam delivers to help TSMC remain on the leading edge of each technology transition," Bagley said. "TSMC is a valued customer and technology partner, and we are looking forward to continued, productive collaboration between our two companies."
About Lam Research
Lam Research Corp. is a major supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the world's semiconductor industry, where the company has been advancing semiconductor manufacturing for more than 30 years. As a technology and market share leader in plasma etch and single-wafer clean, Lam Research is leveraging its combined expertise to address some of today's most advanced semiconductor processing challenges. Headquartered in Fremont, Calif., Lam Research maintains a global network of service facilities throughout North America, Asia, and Europe to meet the complex and changing needs of its global customer base. Lam's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select Market(SM) under the symbol LRCX. Lam Research is a NASDAQ-100® company. For more information, visit http://www.lamresearch.com.
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