Compugraphics Awarded ‘Manufacturing Supplier of 2017’ by Techworks Group


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Compugraphics, a leading photomask manufacturer based in the US, UK, and Germany, and a business operated as a division of MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions, has been declared 2017’s best UK-based Manufacturing Supplier of 2017 at the TechWorks Awards.

Image caption: Brian Young (Compugraphics Glenrothes General Manager, 2nd from right) and Brian Gibson (Compugraphics Operations Manager, center) are pictured receiving the award.

The category winner was chosen based on results from a customer survey. The survey criteria addressed Flexibility and Responsiveness, Quality of Product or Service, Business Impact, and Continuous Improvement Practices. The awards celebrate the year’s key electronics innovations, people and companies from across the UK and Ireland. While these are the inaugural TechWorks Awards, they follow on from the NMI Awards, which ran from 2001 to 2016.

The award was presented by the BBC’s technology correspondent, Rory Cellan-Jones, who described Compugraphics as: “The Experts Behind the Mask” and highlighted their decades of experience supplying customer specific photomask to the microelectronics industry - with over 500 customers in 55 countries. Brian Young, General Manager of Compugraphics International at Glenrothes, UK said “Compugraphics celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. We have grown to become a globally recognized player in the Photomask Industry. This award from our customers in the UK and Ireland is fantastic motivation for us and reassurance that even long standing customers are benefiting from our efforts to continually improve the customer experience.”

About Compugraphics

Compugraphics is one of the most highly regarded and established photomask suppliers in USA and Europe, specializing in photomasks and reticles for the semiconductor, optoelectronics, Micro-Electro-Mechanical (MEM) and biomedical applications.  Photomasks are high precision plates made out of glass with a chrome layer on one side, usually containing microscopic pictures of electronic circuits etched into the chrome. They are produced according to customer designs at manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany. To learn more about Compugraphics, click here.  

About MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions

MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions is a business under MacDermid Performance Solutions which is a subsidiary of Platform Specialty Products Corporation. MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions researches, formulates and delivers specialty chemistries used in the world’s leading electronics. Our products and technical support provide solutions for the most complicated, micro scale circuitry challenges. From wireless devices to automotive and military electronics – in everything you see, and in many things you don’t – MacDermid Enthone is there. For more information, click here.

About TechWorks

TechWorks is the new UK Industry Association for ‘Deep Tech’; the underpinning technologies such as AI, robotics, 5G, machine vision, IoT, analytics and automation that drive the new economy.

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