Axcelis Recognized With Supplier Excellence Award By Texas Instruments

    Axcelis Recognized With Supplier Excellence Award By Texas Instruments

Supplier Excellence Award Recognizes Suppliers Who Contribute Significantly to
TI Business Success Through Outstanding Performance and Continuous Improvement

PR Newswire

BEVERLY, Mass., April 24, 2013

BEVERLY, Mass., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of innovative, high-productivity solutions
for the semiconductor industry, has received the Texas Instruments (TI) 2012
Supplier Excellence Award for its outstanding performance in the areas of
Product Quality and Service Support. The prestigious annual award honors
companies whose dedication and commitment in supplying products and services
meet TI's high standards for excellence, and contribute to Texas Instruments'
business success. Recipients are an elite group of suppliers chosen from a
large worldwide supplier base for their exemplary performance in the areas of
Cost, Environmental and Social Responsibility, Technology, Responsiveness,
Assurance of Supply, and Quality.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mary Puma commented, "Axcelis is
delighted and honored to receive the 2012 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas
Instruments. This award is public recognition of the dedicated efforts
Axcelis has made to a deliver world class technology combined with outstanding
service and support, to help Texas Instruments meet their goals. I am
confident that this recognition of excellence will propel us to even higher
levels of achievement."

Rob Simpson, TI vice president of worldwide procurement and logistics, said,
"Axcelis has been a valued supplier to TI factories for many years. During
2012, Axcelis was particularly helpful in supporting the transition of the
factories TI purchased from National Semiconductor, helping to increase uptime
and output."

The award will be formally presented to Axcelis employees at the company's
Beverly, Mass., headquarters at a special event held to recognize the
achievement in June. In addition, a formal announcement from Texas
Instruments about this award can be found on their website:

About Axcelis:
Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing
innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for
over 35 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process
applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support
of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in
the IC manufacturing process. The Company's Internet address is:


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