BILLERICA, Mass., March 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Entegris, Inc. has been recognized as one of 19 companies receiving Intel Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2014. 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. Entegris, Inc. is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with contamination control, critical materials handling, and advanced process materials, deemed essential to Intel's success.
"We are truly honored to receive Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier award," said Bertrand Loy, president and CEO of Entegris. "This distinction is the result of the on-going commitment and dedication of the Entegris teams around the world to relentlessly advance our quality systems and our technology. We are committed to helping the world's technology leaders grow in an environmentally and socially responsible manner and we look forward to new opportunities to enable Intel's technology roadmap."
"Congratulations to Entegris for winning the 2014 Preferred Supplier Quality Award! Entegris is a key supplier supporting Intel's wafer carriers and filtration technology requirements. Intel recognizes Entegris' dedication in providing excellent performances across Cost, Quality, Availability, Technology and Sustainability. We are looking forward to Entegris' continuing success and partnership in 2015," said Tim Hendry Intel VP and Director of Fab Materials Operations, Intel Corporation.
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 themed "Innovating to Deliver Smart and Connected Devices", which illustrates the contributions this supplier has made in 2014. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel's website at http://intel.com.
About Entegris, Inc.
Entegris is a leading provider of yield-enhancing materials and solutions for advanced manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries. On April 30, 2014, Entegris acquired Danbury, CT-based ATMI, Inc. Entegris is ISO 9001 certified and has manufacturing, customer service and/or research facilities in the United States, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Additional information can be found at www.entegris.com.
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