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ASE Hosts Annual Supplier Awards Ceremony Honoring its Network of Partners

Annual event commends suppliers for outstanding performance and support of ASE’s Green Supply Chain Management and Commitment to Corporate Sustainability

Kaohsiung, Taiwan, March 23, 2016 - Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX), the world's largest semiconductor assembly and test service provider, today hosted the ASE Group 2015 Best Supplier Awards event, which was specially organized to recognize and honor suppliers that are integral to the success of ASE. Over 500 representatives from 140 companies worldwide supplying equipment, raw material, information technology, logistics, environmental and waste management, and various other products and services to ASE, were in attendance. Awards were presented to 24 suppliers who had demonstrated extraordinary performance in their support to ASE during 2015.

“Centering around this year’s theme, ‘Corporate Sustainability Management - Synergy for Creating a Brighter Tomorrow’, the ASE Group is committed to work with our suppliers to raise the global standards for a sustainable, innovative and ethical supply chain network,” said Dr Tien Wu, COO, ASE Group. “We take this special occasion to mark our respect and appreciation for the excellent win-win relationship we have with all our supply partners,” he added.

From 2016, all global sites of the ASE Group will incorporate sustainability in the management and assessment of suppliers. In 2017, ASE will also include an ‘ASE Group Corporate Sustainability Award’ to its award categories. The award will be presented to the supplier that has demonstrated the best sustainability practices.

“The ASE Group is convinced that sustainable supply chains are critical to a business’ long term success. We continue to encourage our partners and work closely together to strengthen our supply chain through the establishment of strong corporate governance policies,” said S S Lee, General Manager, ASE Corporate Procurement. “ASE hopes to be a role model in leading the semiconductor assembly and test industry to excel in ethical business conduct, employee health and safety, environmental protection and sustainable management practices,” he added.

This year, the annual awards ceremony was held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan with high level support from the government, local universities, international purchasing federation and related industry associations. The following is a list of the award recipients for the year 2015.

Advantek (Shanghai) Electronic Packaging
Advantest Taiwan Inc.
AK Semicon Co., Ltd.
Allring Tech Co., Ltd.
ASM Pacific Technology Ltd.
CHC resource Co., Ltd.
Hanmi Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
Henkel Electronic Materials LLC
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.
Kinsus Interconnect Technology Corp.
LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Namics Taiwan Co., Ltd.
Nan Ya PCB Co., Ltd.
Nippon Micrometal Corp.
Pecotek Co., Ltd.
Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.
SGS Taiwan Ltd.
Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.
Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.
Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.
Suzuki High-Tech, Inc.
Tokyo Electron Limited
ULVAC Taiwan Inc.

About ASE Group

The ASE Group is the world's largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly, test, materials and design manufacturing. As a global leader geared towards meeting the industry’s ever growing needs for faster, smaller and higher performance chips, the Group develops and offers a wide portfolio of technology and solutions including IC test program design, front-end engineering test, wafer probe, wafer bump, substrate design and supply, wafer level package, flip chip, system-in-package, final test and electronic manufacturing services through Universal Scientific Industrial Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries, members of the ASE Group. The Group generated sales revenues of US$8.64 billion in 2015 and employs over 65,000 people worldwide. For more information about the ASE Group, visit