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ST. FLORIAN, Austria, May 12, 2021—EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology, and semiconductor markets, today announced that it has once again been voted by customers as one of the 10 BEST Focused Suppliers of Chip Making Equipment and one of the 2021 THE BEST Suppliers of Fab Equipment in the 2021 VLSIresearch Customer Satisfaction Survey, increasing its score in both award segments compared to last year’s listings. EVG also received a RANKED 1st in Specialty Fab Equipment award again this year, marking the ninth year in a row that it has received all three customer satisfaction awards.
For the second year in a row, EVG was also recognized as one of THE BEST Suppliers of Fab Equipment to Foundation Chip Makers—a category defined as those companies whose spending provides the foundation of wafer fab equipment development and infrastructure in the global semiconductor industry, and which include several of the top semiconductor sales leaders including foundries. In addition, for the fifth year in a row, EVG was recognized as one of THE BEST Suppliers of Fab Equipment to Specialty Chip Makers—increasing its score in this award category while also achieving the award’s highest star (five-star) rating for the first time. As a result, EVG has once again won awards in five award categories.
According to VLSIresearch, EVG earned its highest 10 BEST rating ever this year, with customers rating the company best at partnering and recommended supplier. 2021 marks the 19th consecutive year that
EVG has been listed among THE BEST Suppliers of Fab Equipment, as well as the ninth year EVG has achieved the number one spot as the highest ranked wafer bonder supplier.
EVG offers a complete portfolio of wafer-level manufacturing solutions for various micro- and nanotechnology applications and products, addressing established as well as emerging markets. The company’s field-proven equipment, combined with EVG’s superior process expertise and development support, enable its global customer base to stay one step ahead of the competition.
EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems. Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world. More information about EVG is available at www.EVGroup.com.
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About the 2021 VLSIresearch Customer Satisfaction Survey
VLSIresearch received feedback from more than 88% of the chip market and 79% of subsystems
customers for this year’s survey. The survey spans 2 ½ months and covers five languages. Worldwide
participants were asked to rate equipment suppliers among fourteen categories based on three key
factors: supplier performance, customer service, and product performance. 1,337 surveys were returned,
resulting in 18,148 total responses. The VLSIresearch annual Customer Satisfaction Survey is the only
publicly available opportunity since 1988 for customers to provide feedback for suppliers of:
semiconductor equipment and subsystems. The 10 BEST, THE BEST, and RANKED 1st awards provide
special recognition to suppliers that are rated highest by their customers. For more information, please