JSR Corporation Receives Intel’s Prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement Award

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Tokyo, Japan – April 11th, 2012 – JSR Corporation has been recognized as one of nine companies receiving Intel Corporation's prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award for their performance in 2011. Recognizing extraordinary commitment to quality and exceptional performance to Intel's goals, this award is Intel's highest honor for its suppliers acknowledging world-class, outstanding performance. JSR Corporation provided advanced photoresists, packaging materials and CMP consumables deemed vital to Intel's success.

"JSR is truly honored to again be recognized for our efforts to continuously improve all aspects of our operations," said Nobu Koshiba, president of JSR. "We are deeply grateful to Intel for their support and trust." 

"Our sincere congratulations to JSR Corporation for their accomplishments this year and in repeating the achievement of Intel's most celebrated Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award. JSR is a leader in innovating advanced lithography materials to enable extensions to Moore's law. JSR's innovative material solutions and responsiveness to Intel's new technology requirements are exemplary," said Sohail Ahmed, vice president and Technology Manufacturing Group director of Logic Technology Development, Intel Corporation.

The SCQI award is part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement program, which encourages Intel's key suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for SCQI status, suppliers must score at least 95 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 90 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 SCQI award winners was held in Santa Clara, California. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel's website at intel.com.

About JSR Corporation

Tokyo based JSR Corporation is an advanced manufacturer in high-performance chemicals. JSR operates a wide array of global businesses ranging from the petrochemical business, including the synthetic rubber, to the cutting-edge information processing and electronic materials business, including the manufacture of semiconductor materials and liquid crystal display materials.

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