Eyelit’s Award-winning Integrated Manufacturing Execution (MES) Software Selected by TowerJazz for Wafer Fab in Japan

  Eyelit’s Award-winning Integrated Manufacturing Execution (MES) Software
  Selected by TowerJazz for Wafer Fab in Japan

Semiconductor foundry leader is replacing legacy MES at the former Micron

Business Wire

TORONTO -- December 07, 2012

Eyelit Inc., a manufacturing software provider for visibility, control, and
coordination of manufacturing operations for the aerospace & defense, discrete
electronics, semiconductor, and photovoltaic (solar) industries, announced
today that TowerJazz, one of the world’s largest pure-play semiconductor
foundries, has selected the Eyelit Semiconductor Edition™ MES suite to be used
in the fab of its subsidiary TowerJazz Japan, Ltd.

The deployment of Eyelit's comprehensive solution will include the following

  *Reduced risk and costs by using a technologically advanced architecture
  *Elimination of multiple custom systems by implementing Eyelit features
  *Improved responsiveness and increased overall equipment effectiveness
    without the expense of third-party systems
  *Improved quality controls for engineering change notices and special work
  *Streamlined automation to reduce complexity, and the cost of integration
    and support
  *Improved access to information through the Eyelit Mobile Web Portal™

“Eyelit’s Semiconductor Edition offers a more comprehensive solution than the
alternative MES options we reviewed,” stated Rafi Rozencweig, Vice-President
of Information Technology for TowerJazz. “The quality control module’s
extensive functionality will replace systems for quality management processes,
engineering change notices, and special work instructions. With Eyelit
FactoryConnect™, we will be able to integrate faster and perform enhancements
with limited customization.

“Our team was impressed with the professionalism and expertise of the Eyelit
team during the rigorous selection process,” Rozencweig continued. “We’ve
enjoyed excellent support from Eyelit over the past 10 years at Tower’s fab in
Israel. With the proven success of the Eyelit Integration™ software, we saw
this as a good opportunity to take advantage of the full spectrum of Eyelit’s

About TowerJazz (www.towerjazz.com)

Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), its fully owned U.S.
subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor Ltd., and its fully owned Japanese subsidiary
TowerJazz Japan, Ltd., operate collectively under the brand name TowerJazz,
the global specialty foundry leader. TowerJazz manufactures integrated
circuits with geometries ranging from 1.0 to 0.13-micron, offering a broad
range of customizable process technologies including: SiGe, BiCMOS,
Mixed-Signal and RFCMOS, CMOS Image Sensor, Power Management (BCD), and
Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) as well as CMOS and MEMS capabilities. TowerJazz
also offers a world-class design enablement platform that complements its
sophisticated technology and enables a quick and accurate design cycle. In
addition, TowerJazz provides (TOPS) Technology Optimization Process Services
to IDMs as well as fabless companies that need to expand capacity, or progress
from an R&D line to a production line. To provide multi-fab sourcing,
TowerJazz maintains two manufacturing facilities in Israel, one in the U.S.,
and one in Japan with additional capacity available in China through
manufacturing partnerships. TowerJazz is publicly traded on NASDAQ (TSEM) and
Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TSEM).

About Eyelit Inc. (www.eyelit.com)

Eyelit Inc. is the leader in Manufacturing Execution and Quality Management
(MES and QMS) solutions for visibility, control, and coordination of
manufacturing operations for the aerospace & defense, electronics,
semiconductor, and solar industries. Eyelit uniquely delivers a broad set of
manufacturing solutions, including Asset Management (Semi E10, SEMI PV2-0709),
Dispatching, Factory Integration (Automation), Manufacturing Execution
(MES/MOM), Recipe Management, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management
(CAPA/OCAP/SPC/APC/RMA), and Business Process Management, that enable its
customers to rapidly and cost-effectively optimize production and company

With exceptional customer service, Eyelit has time and again proven that
superior innovative technology can increase efficiency and value. More than 50
leading companies, including Ascent Solar, austriamicrosystems, CEA-Leti, FLIR
Systems, Freescale Semiconductor, Global Communication Semiconductors, M/A-COM
Technology Solutions, Nemotek Technologie, Mentor Graphics, SEMATECH,
TowerJazz, Stion, Umicore, and Murata Electronics Oy, rely on Eyelit as a
trusted software partner.


Eyelit Inc.
Colleen McArdle, +1-905-502-6184
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