IR Receives Environmental Awareness Award from NMI
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced that it has received an environmental management award from the National Microelectronics Institute (NMI).
The NMI presented the award for Environmental Awareness to IR based on the company’s demonstrated commitment to continuously reducing its impact on the environment through reduction in energy, raw materials and waste minimization. In making the award, the judges concluded that International Rectifier’s “Free Cooling” project undertaken at its Newport manufacturing facility demonstrated impressive performance for energy and related financial savings, long-term sustainability and the potential to share knowledge with fellow members.
“We are pleased to receive this award from the NMI. IR is committed to providing an environmentally sustainable future through innovative power management solutions, which help our customers to develop applications that save the world’s energy, and by reducing the company’s global environmental footprint through energy-efficient initiatives such as our Free Cooling project,” said Allan Rankin, vice president and general manager, IR’s Newport facility.
About the NMI:
The National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) is the premier trade association representing the semiconductor industry in the UK and Ireland. Its aim is to help build and support a strong micro and nanoelectronics community by acting as a catalyst and facilitator for commercial and technological development.
A not-for-profit organisation funded by its members, the NMI has a membership that spans the supply chain and includes fabless semiconductor manufacturers, IDMs, foundries, design services, IP providers, business associates, research and academic institutions. More information is available at www.nmi.org.uk.