Tosoh Quartz Inc. Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Tosoh Quartz, Inc. has been recognized as one of 17 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2012. Tosoh Quartz, Inc. is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with quartzware for semiconductor wafer processing equipment, deemed essential to Intel’s success. 

“We are honored to again receive Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier award as recognition of our commitment to deliver rapid innovation, consistent quality, flexible production capacity, and greater value,” says Roger Wood, President and CEO of Tosoh Quartz, Inc. “Through close collaboration with Intel and continuous improvement throughout our organization and supply chain, Tosoh looks forward to the continued expansion of our role in Intel’s success.”

“Congratulations to Tosoh Quartz, Inc. for winning the 2012 Preferred Quality Supplier award. Tosoh Quartz, Inc.'s team has consistently demonstrated excellent performance across a broad portfolio of Intel products and projects. Tosoh Quartz, Inc. continues to provide development capabilities and a strong management commitment to Intel’s Quality Operating System, and leading in Intel environmental, social and governance requirements across Intel’s supply base,” 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

A celebration to honor PQS award winners was held in San Jose. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at

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About Tosoh Quartz, Inc.

Tosoh Quartz, Inc. is an industry leader in the production of quartz glass products for use by the semiconductor industry in the manufacture of integrated circuits. Tosoh Quartz, Inc. has been operating in Portland, Oregon, since 1970 and in Durham, England, since 1993, and is a member of Tosoh Corporation’s Advanced Materials Division, which includes Tosoh Quartz Corporation (Japan), Tosoh Quartz Co., Ltd.(Taiwan), Tosoh SMD (United States, Korea, China), Tosoh Speciality Materials Corporation (Japan) and Tosoh SGM Corporation (Japan).