Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2016 – JSR Corporation has been recognized as one of eight companies receiving Intel Corporation’s prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award for their performance in 2015. JSR Corporation has demonstrated exceptional performance to goals and extraordinary, industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which we are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems and environmental sustainability. This award is Intel’s highest honor for its suppliers, acknowledging truly world-class performance. JSR Corporation provided advanced lithography materials, CMP consumables, and formulated chemistries, deemed essential to Intel’s success.
“The SCQI program continues to raise the bar in terms of quality and performance for our electronic materials organization,” said Mark Slezak, Executive Vice President at JSR Micro. “The challenges put in front of us by Intel continue to reshape and refocus our organization with respect to quality control, manufacturing, and R&D. We greatly value the opportunity to continue to work with Intel as they make us a better company.”
“JSR delivers cutting edge material solutions meeting Intel’s stringent process requirements at an affordable cost. We are proud to recognize them as an Intel SCQI award winner," said Tim Hendry, vice president and director of fab materials in the Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel. "JSR Corporation has an exemplary technology roadmap, and we look forward to their next innovative products.”
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, 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 themed “Delivering the Future Together”, which illustrates the outstanding contributions this supplier has made in 2015. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at https://newsroom.intel.com/.
About JSR Corporation
JSR Corporation is a multinational company employing over 6,000 people worldwide and a leading materials supplier in a variety of technology driven markets. JSR's global network is headquartered in Tokyo (Japan) and has factories and offices in Europe, US, China, Taiwan, Korea and Singapore. JSR is a research-oriented organization that pursues close collaborations with leading innovators in a number of industries that are a key to the present and future welfare of human society: life-sciences, energy storage, synthetic rubbers, electronic materials, display and optical materials. For more information about JSR Corporation, please go to www.jsr.co.jp.