WOBURN, Mass., July 15, 2013 – Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that it received the Outstanding Supplier and Perfect Quality awards from Lenovo for product innovation, delivering perfect quality solutions and serving as a strategic partner. Skyworks is Lenovo's leading provider of analog and RF solutions, having supported the company through several major product launches and growth in market share. Lenovo leverages a variety of Skyworks' products including SkyHi™ front-end solutions, multimode, multiband power amplifiers, switches, diodes and global positioning system devices, among others.
"Lenovo congratulates Skyworks for their outstanding support and commitment to perfect quality," said David Wang, vice president of procurement at Lenovo. "Over the past few years Skyworks and Lenovo have forged a strong relationship, one that has grown even stronger as Lenovo has become much more than a PC company. We are delighted with Skyworks' reliable, high quality and turnkey solutions, and look forward to collaborating with them for years to come particularly as Lenovo expects to grow its market share in China and abroad."
"At Skyworks we realize the success of our customers depends upon the strength of our services and reliability of our products and we appreciate Lenovo's recognition of our journey towards perfect quality," said Kenneth J. Huening, vice president of quality at Skyworks. "We are delighted to be partnering with Lenovo to enable a variety of personal technology platforms including smartphones, tablets and smart television with an increasing number of our analog and connectivity solutions. We also recognize that delivering perfect quality is a key differentiator in today's competitive market. "
With sales growing in India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Russia and Vietnam, Gartner predicts that Lenovo will become China's top smartphone vendor in 2013. According to IDC, Lenovo already has the third highest worldwide market share for "Smart Connected Devices" which combines PC, smartphones and tablets.