DONGGUAN, China – June 13, 2017 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, today announced it has been selected as the winner of the "Innovation Award for Supply Chain" by a leading global smartphone manufacturer vivo Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. (vivo).
ON Semiconductor was one of a handful of outstanding semiconductor suppliers recognized by vivo for creating outstanding efficiencies throughout their supply chain. ON Semiconductor’s dedicated global service managers (GSM) and customer service representatives have provided vivo with comprehensive supply chain services covering both short- and long-term plans, which have enabled vivo to improve performance especially in time to market.
“Our GSM program offers one-stop services, ensuring that customers like vivo enjoy a ready source of supply for its entire production ecosystem,” said David Chow, ON Semiconductor senior vice president of Sales for Asia Pacific. “Our services cover products purchased by vivo directly, as well as those bought through camera module makers and travel adapter producers. Looking forward, we will continue to collaborate with vivo to ensure they stay competitive in their time to market.”
ON Semiconductor’s GSMs coordinate closely with vivo throughout the entire product life cycle, from design-in and design-win to pilot run, mass production and potential product end of life. The company has also been supporting vivo’s growth by providing compelling mobile products and solutions, including DC-DC converters, protection, auto focus and wall-to-battery ICs, tunable RF components, and standard products.
Founded in 1995, vivo is a global company that specializes in mobile internet products and services. With its cutting-edge technology, vivo offers smartphone users competitive advantages featuring extraordinary design, perfect photography, fast and smooth gaming, and top Hi-Fi music. Headquartered in Dongguan, China, vivo has four manufacturing bases in China, India and Indonesia, and seven R&D centers in China and USA. vivo ranks among the top five smartphone brands worldwide, shipping 80 million smartphones in 2016.