North Kingstown, R.I., April 9, 2013 – Fujifilm Electronic Materials has been recognized as one of 17 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2012. Fujifilm Electronic Materials is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with formulated chemicals, developers, precursors, slurries and advanced photoresists, deemed essential to Intel’s success.
“On behalf of FUJIFILM Corporation and the global companies of our Electronic Materials Division, we are honored to be selected as a 2012 PQS award winner,” said Takashi Iwasaki, president and chief executive officer, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. “We proudly deliver best-in-class technology, designed to keep pace with a company such as Intel that sets the bar in supplier quality expectations. We look forward to our continued relationship as we work together to meet future expectations.”
“Congratulations to Fujifilm Electronic Materials for winning the 2012 Preferred Quality Supplier award,” said Tim Hendry, vice president, Fab Materials Operation, Intel Corporation. “Fujifilm Electronic Materials continues to expand their product portfolio with INTEL and is well aligned with Intel’s technical requirements. This PQS award acknowledges their continued efforts to deliver quality and ramp readiness. We greatly value and appreciate this partnership.”
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.
A celebration to honor PQS award winners was held in San Jose. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at http://intel.com.
Fujifilm Electronic Materials is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation with offices in Japan, the United States and Belgium, and several manufacturing and R&D facilities located worldwide. The company supplies advanced technology, chemistry and delivery equipment such as photoresists, cleaners and CMP slurries to the semiconductor and flat panel display fabrication market. For more information visit: www.fujifilm-ffem.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 10 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2011, and in the year ended March 31, 2012, had global revenues of $27.8 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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