Edwards Vacuum Receives Lam Research’s 2017 Supplier Excellence Award

Annual Recognition Program Acknowledges Edwards Vacuum’s Exemplary

BURGESS HILL, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Edwards Vacuum has been recognized with a 2017 Supplier Excellence Award
from Lam Research Corp. (Nasdaq: LRCX), a global supplier of innovative
wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry.
The awards, presented annually, acknowledge outstanding performance,
strategic services, and critical collaboration.

“We are very proud to be receiving the Lam Research Supplier Excellence
Award again this year and are excited to continue our strong partnership
with Lam Research into the future. This award celebrates the benefits of
collaboration and technological innovation on behalf of both companies,”
said Scott Balaguer, vice president – BLM North America Semiconductor
Division, Edwards Vacuum.

The Lam Research Supplier Excellence Awards were announced on September
12 at the company’s 2017 Supplier Day event, during which Lam Research
focuses on enhancing collaboration and renewing opportunities for mutual
success with its customers and suppliers. Executives from suppliers
around the world attended the event, and Edwards Vacuum was among the
companies seven honored for its achievements.

“In the dynamic semiconductor equipment industry, high-quality suppliers
are a competitive differentiator for Lam Research,” said Tim Archer,
chief operating officer of Lam Research. “Edwards Vacuum plays a
critical role in our ability to deliver industry-leading products and
services to our customers, and we applaud their outstanding performance.
We are pleased to present Edwards Vacuum with a Lam Research Supplier
Excellence Award for 2017 and look forward to continuing this
successful, strategic relationship.”

Further information about Edwards can be found at www.edwardsvacuum.com.

About Edwards

Edwards is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum
products, exhaust management systems and related value-added services.
These are integral to manufacturing processes for semiconductors, flat
panel displays, LEDs and solar cells; are used within an increasingly
diverse range of industrial processes including power, glass and other
coating applications, steel and other metallurgy, pharmaceutical and
chemical; and for both scientific instruments and a wide range of R&D

Edwards has over 4,000 employees worldwide engaged in the design,
manufacture and support of high technology vacuum and exhaust management
equipment. Edwards has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in
Europe, Asia and North America.


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