ASE Kunshan Facility – Production Lines Continue Operation Normally
Taipei, August 04, 2014 – Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc, （TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX）the world’s largest outsourced semiconductor assembly and test company, announces today that the management and staff of the company would like to extend their deepest condolences to the families and victims of the unfortunate factory explosion incident which occurred on Saturday, August 2nd in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China.
The ASE Group has a manufacturing facility located at No. 373, Songnan Road, Qiandeng, Kunshan, Jiangsu Province; which is approximately 18 kilometers away and 20 minutes’ drive from the site of Saturday’s explosion. Our Kunshan facility has not been affected by this incident and our production is operating normally.
ASE would like to emphasize that it has in place an environmental, health and safety (EHS) management system to ensure the safety of the workplace and work scope of its employees and minimize the risks of exposure to accidents. ASE’s EHS management includes defining clear go als of public safety within the workplace, the organization of a management team to oversee and assess risks, implementing all the measures across the organization, continuous improvement and promoting awareness, as well as effective management during and after a crisis. Our highest priority would be to strengthen all these measures to provide greater assurance and security to our employees, the general public and our customers.
About ASE, Inc.
ASE, Inc. is the leading global provider of semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly and test. Alongside a broad portfolio of established assembly and test technologies, ASE is also delivering innovative advanced packaging and system-in-package solutions to meet growth momentum across a broad range of end markets, including 5G, AI, Automotive, High-Performance Computing, and more. To learn about our advances in SiP, Fan-out, MEMS & Sensor, Flip Chip, and 2.5D, 3D & TSV technologies, all ultimately geared towards applications to improve lifestyle and efficiency, please visit: aseglobal.com or follow us on Twitter: @aseglobal.