Tokyo, Japan, March 14, 2017 – Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) has been recognized by Intel
as a 2016 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award winner.
"We' re pleased to recognize Tokyo Electron as a Preferred Quality Supplier," said Jacklyn Sturm, Vice President of Technology and Manufacturing Group and General Manager of Global Supply Management at Intel. "The focus and dedication of our award winners to meet the highest quality standards is second to none. Intel works with thousands of suppliers around the world, and these select few suppliers have demonstrated leading edge performance, making it possible for Intel to achieve the innovations of tomorrow."
The PQS award is part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) program that encourages suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must score 80 percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, technology, 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 http://intel.com/go/quality.
The PQS award celebrates exceptional, persistent performance and the continuous pursuit of excellence. Suppliers have exceeded expectations and performance goals in quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems, and environmental sustainability.
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