Intel Honors 44 Companies With Preferred Quality Supplier Award

29 Mrz 2007 [12:20h]     Bookmark and Share

Intel Corporation today announced the 44 companies receiving Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for outstanding commitment to quality and performance excellence.

These suppliers provided products and services deemed essential to Intel’s business success in 2006. They excelled at meeting and exceeding high expectations and tough performance goals to distinguish themselves from the thousands of suppliers that work with Intel. Winners will be honored at a ceremony tonight in Burlingame, Calif.

Winners of the PQS award are: Ablestik Laboratories; AceCo Precision Manufacturing; Advantest Corporation; Amkor Technology; AZ Electronic Materials; Cabot Microelectronics Corp.; Catac Electronic (Zhong Shan) Co., Ltd.; Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.; Daifuku Co., Ltd.; Dainippon Screen Manufacturing Co., Ltd.; DEK International; Delta Design, Inc.; Delta Electronics; Dow Corning Corporation; Enplas Semiconductor Peripheral Corporation; FUJIFILM Electronic Materials; Henkel Technologies; Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.; ICOS Vision Systems, NV; Kelly Services, Inc.; KES Systems & Service (1993) Pte Ltd.; Komatsu Electronic Metals Co., Ltd. (SUMCO TECHXIV Corporation); Marvell Semiconductor; Munters Corporation; Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board Corporation; Nichicon Corporation; Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd. (NDK); Nippon Chemi-Con Corporation; Nitto Denko Corporation; NTK, A Division of NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd.; NuFlare Technology, Inc.; Rosendin Electric; Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.; Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.; Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd.; STATS ChipPAC Ltd.; Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.; Tektronix Inc.; Texas Instruments; The Hibbert Group; Thermal Product Solutions Unit of SPX Corporation; TXC Corporation; Tyco Electronics; and United Van Lines, LLC.

„The recipients of the 2006 Preferred Quality Supplier award have clearly demonstrated their excellence with the products and services they deliver,“ said Craig Brown, vice president Technology and Manufacturing Group and director of Materials. „The recipients not only showed their commitment to the highest quality standards but also their outstanding ability to focus on affordability, innovation and excellence, as well. It’s this dedication that makes these suppliers highly valued by Intel and makes us proud of our association with them.“

„The Preferred Quality Supplier award winners have an excellent and ongoing focus on technology innovation, manufacturing support and customer satisfaction“ said Bob Bruck, vice president Technology and Manufacturing Group and general manager of Technology Manufacturing Engineering. „The suppliers we’re recognizing today are role models for our industry, achieve higher levels of performance than their peers and are key to Intel’s delivery of new products to our customers worldwide.“

The PQS award is part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement process that encourages suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must meet criteria in such areas as performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, delivery, technological and responsiveness goals. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at

PQS winners provide Intel with the following products or services:

  • Ablestik Laboratories supplies die attach paste adhesives
  • AceCo Precision Manufacturing supplies high quality, low cost equipment spares and repairs
  • Advantest Corporation supplies testers/handlers for SOC, memory, mixed-signal devices
  • Amkor Technology supplies semiconductor assembly and test service
  • AZ Electronic Materials supplies photoresists and ancillary materials
  • Cabot Microelectronics Corp. supplies CMP polish slurries for flash and logic technologies
  • Catac Electronic (Zhong Shan) Co., Ltd. supplies printed circuit boards
  • Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. supplies photomask
  • Daifuku Co., Ltd. supplies automated material handling systems
  • Dainippon Screen Manufacturing Co., Ltd. supplies wet etch and single wafer cleans equipment
  • DEK International supplies printing machines
  • Delta Design, Inc. supplies test handlers and burn-in equipment
  • Delta Electronics supplies computer system components
  • Dow Corning Corporation supplies electronics adhesives
  • Enplas Semiconductor Peripheral Corporation supplies burn-in sockets
  • FUJIFILM Electronic Materials supplies advanced chemistry and equipment for semiconductor device manufacturing
  • Henkel Technologies supplies die attach adhesives and underfill materials
  • Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. supplies vertical diffusion furnaces
  • ICOS Vision Systems, NV supplies component inspection equipment for packaging and interconnect applications
  • Kelly Services, Inc. provides staffing solutions
  • KES Systems & Service (1993) Pte Ltd. supplies burn-in board, test interface units and tooling maintenance
  • Komatsu Electronic Metals Co., Ltd. (SUMCO TECHXIV Corporation) supplies epitaxial and annealed silicon wafers
  • Marvell Semiconductor provides storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions
  • Munters Corporation supplies VOC abatement equipment
  • Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board Corporation supplies substrates and printed circuit boards
  • Nichicon Corporation supplies aluminum electrolytic and aluminum polymer capacitors
  • Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd. (NDK) supplies quartz crystal resonators
  • Nippon Chemi-Con Corporation supplies aluminum electrolytic and polymer electrolytic capacitors
  • Nitto Denko Corporation supplies polymer materials
  • NTK, A Division of NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. supplies high-density interconnect substrates
  • NuFlare Technology, Inc. provides photomask writer systems and services
  • Rosendin Electric provides electrical construction services
  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd. provides IC substrates and multilayer ceramic capacitors
  • Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. provides uniformed guarding services
  • Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. provides semiconductor assembly and test services
  • STATS ChipPAC Ltd. supplies assembly of flash, chipset and wireless packages
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. supplies processed wafers
  • Tektronix Inc. supplies test and measurement equipment
  • Texas Instruments supplies voltage regulator integrated circuits
  • The Hibbert Group provides marketing fulfillment services
  • Thermal Product Solutions Unit of SPX Corporation supplies epoxy curing, IHS, pre-bake ovens
  • TXC Corporation supplies frequency control components, quartz resonators and oscillators
  • Tyco Electronics supplies interconnects, microprocessor sockets and passive components
  • United Van Lines, LLC provides transportation services for relocation, capital equipment and tradeshows