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Richard Templeton receives 2007 SEMI Akira Inoue award

03 February 2008 | By Síle Mc Mahon | News > EHS

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R. TempletonTexas Instruments’ CEO and President Richard Templeton (pictured) has been named as the recipient of the 2007 SEMI Akira Inoue award for excellence in environmental, health and safety standards. The Akira Inoue award is named after the late past President of TEL, who implemented collaboration on EHS development in the semiconductor industry.

Templeton joins the ranks of former recipients whose commitment to these standards has contributed to the overall raising of EHS standards awareness in the industry. The particular achievements of Templeton as outlined by the award committee as contributors to his selection as recipient include TI’s establishment of the world’s first “green” semiconductor manufacturing facility; three consecutive years of TI having the highest safety rate within the U.S. semiconductor industry; and the provision of products with low power consumption and greater energy efficiency.

By Síle Mc Mahon


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