ASML HOLDING : ASML Receives Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award
04/12/2012| 02:45am US/Eastern
ASML has been recognized as one of 19 companies receiving Intel
Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their
performance in 2011. ASML is recognized for their significant
contributions providing Intel with semiconductor lithography equipment,
deemed essential to Intel's success.
"ASML is honored to be selected by Intel as a recipient of their
Preferred Quality Supplier award for 2011. This is the third consecutive
year that Intel has recognized ASML's commitment to quality, innovation
and customer satisfaction. Our employees strive to consistently improve
the product performance and service we provide our customers. We are
grateful for both our relationship with Intel and the recognition of our
efforts as we work together to deliver on the promise of Moore's Law,"
said Frits van Hout, executive vice president and chief marketing
"For multiple generations, ASML has consistently developed and delivered
leading edge lithography solutions to Intel. We recognize their
continued commitment to technical innovation aimed toward extending
lithography into the future," said Janice Golda, Lithography Capital
Equipment Development director, 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 will be held in Santa Clara. In
addition, there will be an announcement on Intel's website at http://intel.com/.
ASML is one of the world's leading providers of lithography systems for
the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are
critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips.
Headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, ASML is traded on Euronext
Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML. ASML serves chip
manufacturers in more than 55 locations in 16 countries. More
information about our company, our products and technology, and career
opportunities is available on our website: www.asml.com
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