May 25, 2012 — THE BEST rankings from VLSIresearch identify the highest-rated suppliers of wafer processing, assembly, and test equipment. Chipmakers applauded their suppliers with increased ratings this year, according to a survey by VLSIresearch.
|Suppliers of assembly equipment|
|3||Kulicke & Soffa||7.70|
|Source: VLSIresearch 2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey.|
Hitachi High-Technologies, a leading die bonder supplier, retained its #1 position for the second year in a row with an excellent rating of 9.05. This rating also earned Hitachi High-Tech the highest rating among all THE BEST Suppliers of 2012. The company topped all categories, earning its highest ratings among all assembly equipment suppliers in 14 of 15 categories. The company