TSMC Recognizes Outstanding Suppliers at 2019 Supply Chain Management Forum

Hsinchu, Taiwan R.O.C. – Dec. 5, 2019 – TSMC (TSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today held its 19th annual Supply Chain Management forum to show appreciation for the support and contributions of its suppliers in 2019, particularly in 7-nanometer capacity expansion and fab construction for 5-nanometer and future leading-edge processes. This year, over 700 suppliers around the world in the fields of equipment, materials, packaging, testing, facilities, IT systems and services, and environmental and waste management services participated in the forum. In addition to breakout sessions on equipment, materials, spare parts, and IT, the forum also added a new session on facilities construction. The 2019 Supply Chain Management Forum was also held in conjunction with TSMC’s second “Responsible Supply Chain Forum”, offering a comprehensive discussion of supply chain quality improvement, industry sustainability, and corporate social responsibility.

“TSMC has been quickly ramping our advanced technology capacity to help our customers build a world where everything is connected, and computation takes place all around us,” said TSMC Chief Executive Officer Dr. C.C. Wei. “We are grateful to the supply chain partners who are supporting us as we continue to strengthen our technology leadership and manufacturing excellence. We hope to keep growing with them in a sustainable fashion, and fulfill our corporate social responsibility together.”

“Our sincerest thanks to all the suppliers who collaborated closely with TSMC to provide the products, technologies, and services to support our capacity expansion and new fab construction in 2019,” said J. K. Lin, TSMC’s Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Materials Management & Risk Management. “As we look ahead, we are eager to continue working hand in hand with our suppliers as we prepare for volume production of our 5-nanometer process.”

In addition, TSMC presented its “Excellent Performance Award” to 14 outstanding equipment, materials, and facilities service suppliers in recognition of their contributions.

The winners are as follows:

Applied Materials, Inc. – Technology Collaboration
ASM International N.V. – Technology Collaboration
ASML – Production Ramp Support
Ebara Corporation – Excellent Performance in CMP Equipment
Lam Research Corporation – Production Ramp Support
Tokyo Electron Limited – Production Ramp Support
Teradyne Inc. – Technology Collaboration
KANTO-PPC Inc. – Quality Collaboration in Chemical Material
Merck Group – Excellent Performance in Precursor Material
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. – Technology Collaboration in Lithography Material
SUMCO Corporation – Excellent Performance in Silicon Wafer
Taiwan Specialty Chemicals Corporation – Technology Collaboration in Specialty Gas Material
Fu Tsu Construction Co., Ltd. – Excellent Performance in Civil Construction
United Integrated Services Co., Ltd. – Excellent Performance in Facility Construction

Reference:Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company