FLORIAN, Austria, June 21, 2016—EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that, for the fourth successive year, it has earned all three awards resulting from VLSIresearch Inc.’s annual Customer Satisfaction Survey. For 2016, EVG was ranked as one of the 10 BEST Focused Chip Making Equipment Suppliers, having steadily increased its overall ratings since 2013. EVG was also cited as one of THE BEST Suppliers of Fab Equipment and received a RANKED 1st award in Specialty Fab Equipment.
According to VLSIresearch, EVG excelled in the supplier performance categories, which include trust in supplier, technical leadership, recommended supplier, partnering and commitment. Moreover, EVG scored well across the board, increasing its scores in eight of the 15 total categories. The milestones in this year’s rankings continue: 2016 is the 14th consecutive year that EVG has been listed among “THE BEST” suppliers, and the fourth year in which EVG was the highest ranked supplier of wafer bonding equipment.
“EVG continues to rank highly and grow its position on our annual survey, thanks to its strong, global customer-focused strategy,” noted G. Dan Hutcheson, VLSIresearch CEO and chairman. “The company’s approach integrates an emphasis on high-volume manufacturing with its long-running commitment to technology invention, innovation and implementation. The results of our annual survey exemplify EVG’s continued success in delivering leading wafer bonding and lithography solutions.”
Hermann Waltl, executive sales and customer support director at EV Group, stated, “Ensuring our customers’ success is paramount to EVG’s business. Receiving recognition from our customers with these three coveted awards for the fourth year in a row is a true honor, and we thank them for their participation in VLSIresarch’s annual customer satisfaction survey. We look forward to continuing not only to meet but to exceed their requirements through a comprehensive approach of providing leading-edge technology, extensive process technology teams and world-class development and production services around the globe.”
A white paper detailing EVG’s survey results issued by VLSIresearch is available from weSRCH.com at http://www.wesrch.com/electronics/pdfEL1SE1CEEHTYN.
About the 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey
VLSIresearch received feedback from more than 95 percent of the chip market and 80 percent of subsystems customers for this year’s survey. Worldwide participants were asked to rate equipment suppliers among 15 categories based on three key factors: supplier performance, customer service, and product performance. 3,619 surveys were returned, resulting in 54,282 total responses.
The VLSIresearch annual Customer Satisfaction Survey is the only publicly available opportunity since 1988 for customers to provide feedback for suppliers of: semiconductor equipment, solar equipment, and subsystems. The 10 BEST and THE BEST awards provide special recognition to suppliers that are rated highest by their customers.
About EV Group (EVG)
EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems. Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world. More information about EVG is available at www.EVGroup.com.