|[April 11, 2012]
Intel Honors 21 Companies with Preferred Quality Supplier and Achievement Awards
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Intel (News - Alert) Corporation today announced the 19 companies to receive the 2011
Intel Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award that recognizes commitment
to quality and performance excellence. These companies distinguish
themselves from the thousands of suppliers that work with Intel by
exceeding high expectations and tough performance goals while
demonstrating industry-leading commitment to quality.
In addition to the PQS award, Intel recognized two suppliers with the
Achievement Award for their extraordinary accomplishments in the areas
of velocity, customer orientation and reduced cycle time. The 2011 PQS
and Achievement winners will be honored at a ceremony tonight in Santa
"This year's Intel Preferred Quality Supplier award winners have truly
distinguished themselves by driving and executing to world-class supply
chain performance in execution, innovation and quality," said Jaclyn A.
Sturm, vice president, Technology and Manufacturing Group and general
manager of Global Sourcing and Procurement. "2011 was a year that tested
all aspects of the supply chain from core challenges of business
continuity and affordability to the need for continuous innovation,
velocity improvements and growing expectations of sustainability. These
winners distinguished themselves not only in their ability to overcome,
but their ability to excel in the midst of these challenges."
"Intel's 2011 Preferred Quality Suppliers have excelled across an
extremely demanding set of expectations, and have distinguished
themselves as industry leaders in technology innovation, supply chain
excellence, and corporate responsibility," added Robert Bruck, corporate
vice president and general manager of Technology Manufacturing
Engineering. "These suppliers have made a substantial contribution to
Intel's success through their commitment to quality in support of
Intel's industry-leading silicon, packaging and test technologies."
The PQS award is part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Qualiy Improvement
(SCQI) program that encourages suppliers to innovate and continually
improve. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must score at least 80
percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet
cost, quality, availability, delivery, technology and environmental,
social and governance goals. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or
greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality
and business systems. Additional information about the SCQI program is
available at www.intel.com/go/quality.
The PQS winners provide Intel with the following products or services:
Advantest Corporation (News - Alert) supplies testers, test handlers, and test
Applied Materials, Inc. supplies semiconductor manufacturing
equipment, software and support services.
ASML supplies semiconductor lithography equipment.
Cabot Microelectronic Corporation supplies chemical mechanical
Daewon Semiconductor Packaging Industrial Co., Ltd. supplies plastic
injected molded trays.
DISCO Corporation supplies cutting, grinding, and polishing equipment
DuPont AirProducts NanoMaterials L.L.C. supplies chemical mechanical
Ebara Corporation supplies electroplaters, chemical mechanical
polishers and pumps and abatement systems.
FUJIFILM Electronic Materials supplies formulated chemicals,
developers, precursors, slurries and advanced photoresists.
KLA-Tencor Corporation supplies inspection and metrology capital
equipment and services.
Marvell Semiconductor supplies application-specific integrated circuit
semiconductor products and engineering resources.
Mitsubishi (News - Alert) Gas Chemical Company, Inc. supplies chemicals for
semiconductor device manufacturing.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. supplies multi-layer ceramic capacitors.
Rofin-Baasel supplies laser mark equipment.
Samsung (News - Alert) Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd. supplies flip chip substrates.
Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. supplies semiconductor
assembly and test services.
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. (News - Alert) supplies full turnkey packaging and test services.
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. supplies ceramic capacitors, inductors, and
Tosoh Quartz Inc. supplies quartzware for semiconductor wafer
The Achievement winners are the following:
Nikon Corporation awarded for velocity.
Powertech Technology Inc. awarded for customer orientation & cycle
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