Watlow Electric Manufacturing received a 2018 Supplier Excellence Award from Lam Research Corp., a global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry.

Selected from Lam’s list of preferred global suppliers, St. Louis-based Watlow was one of only six companies receiving the award, which recognizes “outstanding performance, strategic services and critical collaboration.”

The award was presented on September 19 at Lam Research Corp.’s 2018 Supplier Day. This event, held with Lam’s key suppliers, hosted executives from suppliers around the world.

“Watlow is honored to receive the 2018 Supplier Excellence Award,” said Peter Desloge, Watlow’s chairman, CEO and president. “Lam Research is a leading semiconductor tool manufacturer, and Watlow values our long relationship with them. We look forward to continuing to provide innovative thermal system solutions that offer Lam Research a competitive edge, while continuing to improve our operational efforts.”