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IQE's Andrew Griffiths Wins Young Engineer Of The Year At The ESTnet Awards

ESTnet Awards showcase excellence in the electronics, software and technologies sector in Wales

IQE plc, a supplier of advanced semiconductor wafer products and services to the semiconductor industry, is pleased to announce that Andrew Griffiths, Process Engineer at IQE's Photonics Business Unit based in Cardiff, has won the title of Young Engineer of the Year at the ESTnet Awards 2016

The independent judging panel awarded Andrew the title for his achievements at IQE, where tackled a number of key projects with drive and enthusiasm. Andrew has made played an active role and made significant contributions to a number of process improvement activities within IQE's photonics business unit that have helped further advance the teams engineering and operational capabilities.

IQE CEO, Dr Drew Nelson said:

"IQE is recognised as a world leading innovator in the development and manufacture of advanced semiconductor wafer products. Our global reputation for quality and excellence in everything that we do is testament to the skills, expertise and dedication of our people.

"This award is a well-deserved recognition of Andrew's hard work and commitment. Now in its fifth year, the ESTnet awards act to showcase excellence in the electronics, software and technologies sector in Wales. The importance of attracting and retaining young talent into our industry cannot be overestimated and is essential to building a vibrant, high-tech economy."

The award was announced at a gala ceremony held on the 2nd of March at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. (http://estnet-awards.co.uk)



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