IQE wins Company of the Year title at ESTNet awards

27 March 2013

Cardiff, UK, 27 March 2013: IQE plc (AIM: IQE, “IQE” or the “Group”), the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and services to the semiconductor industry, has won the prestigious “Company of the Year” title at the inaugural ESTNet awards.
The awards ceremony was organized by ESTNet, the network for organisations in the electronics and software technologies sector.
The Company of the Year title was announced at a gala awards ceremony held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.
Dr Drew Nelson, President and CEO of IQE Group, said:

“It is a great honour to receive this prestigious title at the inaugural ESTNet awards, celebrating the Welsh technology sector.
“From its headquarters in Wales, IQE has established a global presence and a clear leadership position in advanced semiconductor wafer technology.
“This award endorses and recognises the dedication, technical excellence and professionalism of the people who have made IQE what it is today.”

IQE is the global leader in the design and production of advanced compound semiconductor materials. Compound semiconductors deliver levels of performance in wireless communications, photonics and high speed processing, which traditional silicon semiconductors cannot deliver.
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IQE plc (+44 29 2083 9400) Press: Chris Meadows