TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Semiconductor Taiwan Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Micron Technology, Inc., (NASDAQ:MU) was selected this week as the 2017 Outstanding Foreign Enterprise at the Golden Merchant Awards by the General Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of China (ROCCOC). The award, which the company also received in 2013, recognizes Micron's long-term contribution to and investments in Taiwan. President Tsai Ing-wen and Premier Lai Ching-te also met with the Chairman of Micron Semiconductor Taiwan Co., Ltd., Stephen Drake, on October 26 to discuss the company's continued support for the innovation economy.
Micron has been committed to Taiwan for nearly two decades. Taiwan is not only a key node in the company's global strategy, but a crucial location for technology innovation. Micron will continue to deploy leading-edge technologies in its DRAM Center of Excellence in Taiwan to drive its competitive edge. To swiftly respond to market needs, Micron leverages artificial intelligence and big data analytics to enhance quality, yield, output, production cycle, and operational cost performance in its production fabs. Micron's Taiwan operation is expected to become a leading provider for the global memory industry.
As the largest foreign employer and investor in Taiwan, Micron is also committed to talent development. The company provides innovative technologies, an engaging workplace and international career paths that seek to attract top professionals to a world-class working environment. Micron also collaborates with local universities through the Micron Foundation to support students on the path to becoming the next-generation of engineers. Employees contribute to local communities and charitable causes through Micron Foundation campaigns.
"Outstanding Foreign Enterprise candidates are nominated by government investment and trade authorities, foreign chambers of commerce, or civil associations," said Stephen Drake, chairman of Micron Semiconductor Taiwan Co., Ltd. "Winners are determined by a committee composed of the Environmental Protection Administration, the Ministry of Labor, as well as other public and private institutions. Winners drive economic developments, expand local investments, exercise social responsibility and abide by business ethics. We are grateful to these authorities, groups and organizations for their recognition, and are committed to a long-term, close partnership with Taiwan."
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