Tosoh Quartz, Inc. Receives Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award

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


     Portland, Oregon, March 10, 2016 – Tosoh Quartz, Inc. has been recognized as one of 26 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2015. Tosoh Quartz, Inc. 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. Tosoh Quartz, Inc. is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with Quartzware for semiconductor wafer processing equipment, deemed essential to Intel’s success.

     "Tosoh Quartz Incorporated is honored to receive our fifth Intel Preferred Quality Supplier award. This award comes after last year's SCQI award for a total of six Intel Quality Supplier awards. This award recognizes our delivery of rapid innovation, technology alignment and consistent high levels of product availability and quality,” says Roger Wood, President and CEO of Tosoh Quartz, Inc. “Through close collaboration with Intel, continuous improvement throughout our organization, labor, ethics, environmental sustainability and supply chain transparency, Tosoh looks forward to the continued expansion of our role in Intel’s success. I would like to personally thank all the individuals who make our operations successful.”

     "Tosoh Quartz, Inc. continues to support Intel with commitment to quality, technology and availability," said Tim Hendry, vice president and director of fab materials in the Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel. "Tosoh Quartz consistently provides excellent engineering support and leading technology. This award recognizes them as a world class supplier for Quartz development. Congratulations!"

     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 Santa Clara, California themed “Delivering the Future Together”, which illustrates the contributions this supplier has made in 2015. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at


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About Tosoh Quartz, Inc.

     About the Supplier: 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, Inc. (United States, Korea, Taiwan, China), Tosoh Speciality Materials Corporation (Japan) and Tosoh SGM Corporation (Japan).

     Tosoh Corporation is the parent of the Tosoh Group, which comprises over 100 companies worldwide and a multiethnic workforce of over 11,000 people. Since its founding in 1935, Tosoh has built balanced product lines of commodity chemicals for industry and of specialty products for niche markets. Tosoh is one of the largest chlor-alkali manufacturers in Asia. The company supplies the plastic resins and an array of the basic chemicals that support modern life. Tosoh’s petrochemical operations supply ethylene, polyethylene, and functional polymers, while its advanced materials business serves the global semiconductor, display, and solar industries. Tosoh has also pioneered sophisticated bioscience systems that are used for the monitoring of life-threatening diseases. In addition, Tosoh demonstrates its commitment to a sustainable future in part by manufacturing a variety of eco-products.