Kopin Corporation (NASD: KOPN), the world’s leading producer of heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT) wafers for smart phones and other mobile devices, announced today that it received the 2010 Raw Materials Supplier Award from Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
The award was presented to Kopin during Skyworks’ Supplier Day, held January 11 in Newport Beach, Calif., for the supply of HBT and other advanced III-V epi wafers to Skyworks’ Newbury Park, Calif. wafer fab. This is Kopin’s fourth consecutive award in this category in addition to a Lifetime Partnership Award bestowed in 2008.
Bruce J. Freyman, Skyworks’ Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations, states, “Partnership with Kopin has been invaluable during a period of rapid growth for Skyworks. We are confident Kopin will continue to provide Skyworks with the manufacturing strength and technology leadership required to meet the ever-increasing demands for 3G and emerging 4G wireless devices.”
“Kopin is very appreciative of this award from Skyworks and we view it as a testament to our unwavering focus on quality, manufacturing, technology improvements and customer support,” said Kopin President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. John C.C. Fan. “We value the long and prosperous relationship with Skyworks and we are excited about continued growth in the wireless markets we both serve.”