Dec 20, 2004

Seagate Receives the Green Factory Certificate from the Department of Employee Welfare and Labor Protection

Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited, today announced that its Teparuk plant has received the "Green Factory Certificate" presented by the Department of Employee Welfare and Labor Protection, Ministry of Labor.

The certificate was initiated by the Minister of Labor as part of the recent Celebrations on the Auspicious Celebration of Her Majesty the Queen's 6th Cycle Birthday Anniversary. It is presented to the factory which passes the criteria.

Seagate was honored for its efforts to maintain a good workplace environment, develop Seagate employees' quality of life and strengthen relationships between employer and employee.

"All of us at Seagate are very proud that the Teparuk plant was honored with the Green Factory Certificate on this auspicious occasion," said Peerapol Wilaipongstien, Seagate Teparuk executive director and plant manager. "Community support and stewardship are very important to us, and this recognition is strong indication that we are moving in the right direction, for our company, our employees, our neighbors and our environment."

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