The Company’s sophisticated, agile and intelligent operating systems continue to drive manufacturing excellence. TSMC has integrated artificial intelligence, machine learning, expert systems, and advanced algorithms to build up an intelligent manufacturing environment. Intelligent manufacturing technologies are widely applied in scheduling and dispatching, employee productivity, equipment productivity, process and equipment control, quality defense, and robotic control in order to optimize quality, productivity, efficiency, and flexibility while maximizing cost effectiveness and accelerating overall innovation. TSMC has also integrated new applications such as intelligent mobile devices, IoT, and mobile robots, and combined with intelligent automated material handling systems (AMHS) to consolidate wafer manufacturing data collection and analysis, utilize manufacturing resource efficiently, and maximize manufacturing effectiveness. As a result, the system provides fast ramp-up, short cycle time, stable manufacturing, on-time delivery, and total quality satisfaction and offers as well great flexibility to quickly support customers’ urgent pull-in requests when needed.