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ASE Gears Towards a Sustainable World with the Presentation of the ‘Excellence in Sustainability Award’ at its Annual Supplier Award Ceremony

Kaohsiung, Taiwan, March 22, 2017 - Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX), a leading semiconductor assembly and test service provider, today hosted the ASE Group 2016 supplier award ceremony. Besides the ‘Best Supplier Award’ category that recognizes and honors outstanding suppliers, an ‘Excellence in Sustainability Award’, which is an OSAT industry’s first, was added this year. For the sustainability award category, ASE engaged an independent third party assessor to design questionnaires, tools and scorecards to evaluate suppliers on their sustainability practices. On-site assessments and interviews were conducted at suppliers’ premises to ensure supplier conformance on sustainability through legal compliance and business conduct, labor health and welfare management, environmental practices and social responsibility.

At the ceremony, twenty suppliers were presented the ‘Best Supplier Award’ while three suppliers received the ‘Excellence in Sustainability Award’. Over 500 representatives from 115 companies worldwide supplying equipment, raw material, engineering contracts, environmental and waste management, logistics and various products and services to ASE, were in attendance. The annual awards ceremony held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan continues to receive high level support from the government, local academia, international consulting firms and related industry associations.

“In an increasingly challenging economic climate, coupled with balancing stringent customer requirements and cost control, we need to augment our existing supply chain management with a strong focus on corporate sustainability to enhance companies’ effectiveness in risk management,” said Dr. Tien Wu, Chief Operating Officer and Chairman of the Corporate Sustainability Committee, ASE Group. He continued, “ASE envisions a sustainable supply chain to effect change and shape the future for generations to come. To realize this vision, we need to ensure a mutually successful relationship with our supply chain partners.”

“This year’s theme, ‘Gear towards a Sustainable World’, shows ASE’s commitment to incorporate sustainability in procurement and encourage our suppliers to care more about sustainability,” said S S Lee, General Manager, ASE Corporate Procurement. He added, “We continue to make this a special occasion to honor and acknowledge our network of partners and to collaborate with them on creating industry innovations.”

The following is a list of the award winners for the year 2016.

ASE Group Best Supplier Award
All-Ring Tech Co., Ltd
ASE Packing Tray Plant
Atotech Taiwan Limited
BE Semiconductor Industries N.V.
Besi Singapore Pte. Ltd
CHC Resources Co., Ltd
Grand Plastic Technology Corporation
Henkel Electronic Materials LLC
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd
Hong Jia Electronic Co., Ltd
Kinsus Interconnect Technology Corp
LG Innotek Co., Ltd
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc
Mitsui High-tec Inc
Shennan Circuits Co., Ltd
Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd
Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd
Tanaka Denshi Group
Teradyne (Asia) Pte. Ltd.
ViTrox Technologies Sdn Bhd

ASE Group Excellence in Sustainability Award
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd
Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board Corporation
Tanaka Denshi Group


About ASE Group


The ASE Group is among the leading providers 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. For more information about the ASE Group, visit www.aseglobal.com.