ORBOTECH LTD. (NASDAQ/GSM SYMBOL: ORBK) today announced that it has been presented with the ‘Supplier Appreciation Award’ for 2011 by Viasystems Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest full service providers of printed circuit boards (PCBs).
Orbotech was selected for this prestigious award in recognition of its exceptional service at Viasystems’ PCB production plants in Asia Pacific and its top performance in providing the enabling solutions required to support the company’s continued success.
An extensive fleet of Orbotech systems is utilized in production throughout Viasystems’ facilities worldwide, including the latest advanced technologies for laser direct imaging (LDI), automated optical inspection (AOI), inkjet legend printing, automated optical repair (AOR) and CAM/Engineering software.
Mr. Arik Gordon, President of Orbotech Pacific Ltd., said: “We are honored to be recognized with this special award by Viasystems, a top-tier leader in the global PCB industry. Orbotech’s strategic relationship with Viasystems is an excellent example of our commitment to delivering a broad range of enabling, best-in-class production tools backed by highly professional support to meet our customers’ business requirements. We look forward to continuing our mutually-beneficial partnership.”About Viasystems Viasystems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAS) is a technology leader and a worldwide provider of complex multi-layer, printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electro-mechanical solutions (E-M Solutions). Its PCBs serve as the “electronic backbone” of electronic equipment, and its E-M Solutions products and services integrate PCBs and other components into electronic equipment, including metal enclosures, cabinets, racks and sub-racks, backplanes, cable assemblies and busbars. Viasystems’ 15,400 employees around the world serve more than 800 customers in the automotive, industrial and instrumentation, telecom, computer/datacom and military/aerospace markets. For additional information about Viasystems, please visit the Company’s website at www.viasystems.com. About Orbotech Ltd. Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ/GSM: ORBK) has been at the cutting edge of the electronics industry supply chain, as an innovator of enabling technologies used in the manufacture of the world’s most sophisticated consumer and industrial products, for over 30 years. The Company is a leading provider of yield-enhancing and production solutions, primarily for manufacturers of printed circuit boards and flat panel displays; and today, virtually every electronic device is produced using Orbotech technology. The Company also applies its core expertise and resources in other advanced technology areas, including character recognition for check and forms processing and solar photovoltaic manufacturing. Headquartered in Israel and operating from multiple locations internationally, Orbotech’s highly talented and inter-disciplinary professionals design, manufacture, sell and service the Company’s end-to-end portfolio of solutions for the benefit of customers the world over. For more information please see the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov. and visit the Company’s corporate website at www.orbotech.com. The corporate website is not incorporated herein by reference and is included as an inactive textual reference only.