Tosoh Quartz, Inc. Earns Intel’s 2020 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) Award

Portland, Oregon – Tosoh Quartz, Inc. is proud to announce that it has earned the Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) Award for 2020. Through its dedication to continuous quality improvement, Tosoh Quartz, Inc. has achieved a level of performance that consistently exceeds Intel’s expectations.

“As one of only 26 Preferred Quality Supplier Award winners in the entire Intel supply chain, Tosoh Quartz, Inc. has been vital to our success, especially during this uniquely challenging year,” said Dr. Randhir Thakur, chief supply chain officer at Intel. “They provided standout service in a critical area of the Intel supply chain and met or exceeded their annual improvement goals. Earning this award represents years of hard work, continuous improvement and truly exceptional performance.”

The Intel PQS Award recognizes success in the Intel SCQI Program, a multiyear road map for continuous improvement for high-performing Intel suppliers. Of the thousands of Intel suppliers around the world, only a few hundred qualify to participate in the SCQI Program.

The PQS Award is the second-highest honor a supplier can achieve. In 2020, only 26 suppliers in the entire Intel supply chain earned a Preferred Quality Supplier Award.

To qualify for an Intel Preferred Quality Supplier Award, suppliers must exceed expectations, meet aggressive performance goals and score 80 percent or higher in performance assessments throughout the year. Suppliers must also meet 80 percent or more of their improvement plan and demonstrate outstanding quality and business systems.

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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 Quartz Korea Co., Ltd. (Korea), 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 100 companies worldwide and a multiethnic workforce of over 12,000 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.