For Immediate Release
FUJIFILM ELECTRONIC MATERIALS RECEIVES INTEL’S
PREFERRED QUALITY SUPPLIER AWARD
North Kingstown, RI, April 10, 2014 – FUJIFILM Electronic Materials has been recognized as one of 18 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2013. This supplier has demonstrated industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which they are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems and environmental sustainability. 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.
"We are very pleased to again receive the prestigious PQS award,” said Takashi Iwasaki, President and Chief Executive Officer, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. “As we continue to expand our collaborative relationship with Intel in multiple areas of Fujifilm’s business across the globe, we also look forward to future growth and even more technical advancements in all aspects of our business.”
"Intel congratulates FUJIFILM Electronic Materials for winning the prestigious PQS award for their ability to deliver new Thin Film Precusor, Lithography and Wet Chemical products," said Tim Hendry VP Fab Materials Organization. Fujifilm has provided strong support across the entire portfolio of products supplied to Intel with continuing emphasis on quality and availability. We look forward to their continued partnership for the coming year."
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 Santa Clara, California under the theme of “Deliver the Present and Create the Future,” which illustrates the contributions this supplier has made in 2013. 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 2012, and in the year ended March 31, 2013, had global revenues of $26.7 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
* At an exchange rate of 83 yen to the dollar.
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