ROHM Semiconductor receives Bosch Supplier Award

2013-07-05

ROHM Semiconductor has been honoured with the „Bosch Global Supplier Award" by Robert Bosch GmbH. ROHM received the prize in the "Electronics" category. In total, Bosch awarded 38 suppliers out of nine countries in five categories. This year, the technology and service company assigned the global supplier award for the thirteenth time. The prize is presented in recognition of outstanding performance in the manufacturing and delivery of products or services. "We are very pleased about this appreciation. It acknowledges our continuous commitment in offering our customers latest, high-quality technologies in order to support their innovation power the best possible way", said Christian André, President ROHM Semiconductor Europe.

"The Bosch Global Supplier Award" is appreciation and motivation as well. We herewith honour the achievements of our best suppliers. And we want to encourage all others to provide top performance, too", said Dr. Volkmar Denner, Chairman of the Board of Management of Bosch, at the occasion of the award ceremony in Stuttgart.

The purchase volume of the Bosch Group amounted to 27 billion Euro in 2012. Purchased were mainly manufacturing materials such as electronics devices, mechanical and electro-mechanical components as well as plastic parts. The portfolio also included merchandise, equipment, services and machines.

About ROHM Semiconductor
ROHM Semiconductor is a global company of 292,4 billion yen (2,98 Billion $) sales revenue with 20.203 employees in the last fiscal year ending March 2013. ROHM Semiconductor develops and manufactures a very large product range from the Ultra Low Power Microcontroller, Power Management, Standard ICs , SiC Diodes, SiC Mosfets, SiC Modules, Power Transistors and Diodes, LEDs, passives components such as Resistors, Tantalum Capacitors and thermal Printheads in state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, China and Europe.
Lapis Semiconductor (former OKI Semiconductor), SiCrystal AG and Kionix are companies of ROHM Group. ROHM Semiconductor Europe has its head office near Dusseldorf serving the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). For further information please contact www.rohm.com/eu

About Bosch Group
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In fiscal 2012, its roughly 306,000 associates generated sales of 52.5 billion euros. Since the beginning of 2013, its operations have been divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent some 4.8 billion euros for research and development in 2012, and applied for nearly 4,800 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group's products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is "Invented for life."

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as "Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering." The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com

Contact Information:
ROHM Semiconductor GmbH
Media Department Karl-Arnold-Str. 15
D-47877 Willich-Münchheide Germany
Phone: +49 2154 921 0
Fax: +49 2154 921450
E-mail: webcontact@de.rohmeurope.com
KEK Concept GmbH
Evelyn Stepken Hofer Str. 1
D-81737 Munich Germany
Phone: +49 89 673 461-30
Fax: +49 89 673 461-55
E-mail: estepken@kek-concept.de

Caption:
ROHM receives the "Global Supplier Award" from Robert Bosch GmbH.
From left to right:
Dr. Karl Nowak
President Corporate Sector Purchasing and Logistics of Robert Bosch GmbH
M. Sakai, Director European-American Sales HQ ROHM Semiconductor Europe
C. André, President ROHM Semiconductor Europe
Detlef-Rainer Krink
Senior Vice President Head of Purchasing Automotive Business Electronic Components

ROHM Semiconductor receives Bosch Supplier Award