Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it received the National Technology and Innovation (PNTi) award from Mexico in two categories: Technology Management and Process Innovation.
The PNTi is one of four awards given by Mexico’s federal government to businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to innovation and technology that make them more productive and competitive globally. Skyworks was recognized for its management systems, continuous improvement, best practices and intellectual property development.
“Skyworks is honored to receive one of Mexico’s highest awards for leadership in innovation and technology,” said Bruce J. Freyman, executive vice president of worldwide operations at Skyworks. “Our recognition in two categories is a testament to the best practices that our employees embrace on a daily basis.”
Over the last several years, Skyworks has worked with governmental agencies, universities and research and development centers to increase competencies, create new capabilities, grow business opportunities and nurture supplier development in Mexicali. In 2013, Skyworks was awarded the National Quality Award, and in 2012, the company received Baja California’s State Quality Award.
Skyworks has been manufacturing integrated circuit modules in Mexicali since 1969, investing in technology, facilities and state-of-the-art equipment – yielding a world-class operation based on advanced processes and a highly-trained workforce. The company is one of the largest employers in the Mexicali, with 3,100 employees and continuously participates in governmental programs that promote research and development in Mexico.