ST. PETERSBURG, USA: Plasma-Therm, a leading semiconductor equipment manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist for the 2011 Manufacturer of the Year Award, a prestigious honor recognizing a commitment to excellence in the manufacturing business.
Each company was evaluated on its commitment to their business, their customers and their employees. A total of sixteen finalists were chosen in four categories for the award. The areas of focus included: leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, measurement, analysis and knowledge management, workforce focus, and process management.
“We are very proud to have been selected as a Finalist for the Manufacturer of the Year Award. This achievement recognizes the hard work and dedication of our entire team here at Plasma-Therm,” said Scott Craver, director of Operations.
“The preparation for the judging process, analysis and evaluation of our business processes uncovered unexpected benefits. Not only did it identify the positive things we are doing, it also highlighted the areas where we need improvement; this will help us provide even greater value to our customers.”
Winners were announced at the Annual Manufacturers’ Summit and Global Marketplace on December 1, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.