Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that it received the 2015 National Export Award (PNE) from Mexico. The PNE is one of four national awards given by Mexico's federal government recognizing companies, educational institutions and organizations whose efforts have contributed to strengthening Mexico's competitiveness in international markets. Specifically, Skyworks was recognized for being a role model of innovation and efficiency in delivering high value products to global markets. This is the third consecutive award for Skyworks from Mexico's federal government. In 2013, Skyworks received the National Quality Award and in 2014 was awarded the National Technology and Innovation Award.
"Skyworks is honored to receive Mexico's highest distinction for its world class operations and export capabilities," said Bruce Freyman, executive vice president of worldwide operations at Skyworks. "Skyworks' Mexicali facility plays a key role in the assembly, test and packaging of our industry leading analog and RF solutions that are connecting everyone and everything all the time. This award reflects the outstanding commitment from our employees who embrace quality, innovation and productivity on a daily basis."
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 Mexicali, with approximately 3,600 employees. It continuously participates in governmental programs that promote research and development in Mexico and over the years 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.