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Tokyo, March 31, 2021 – JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation (President: Murayama Seiichi) is proud to announce that it has earned the Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) Award for 2020. Through its dedication to continuous quality improvement, JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation 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, JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation 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.
Tokyo, April 15th, 2019 – JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation (JX) has received the Texas Instruments (TI) 2018 Supplier Excellence Award. The annual award honors companies whose dedication and commitment in supplying products and services meet TI’s high standards for excellence. Recipients are an elite group of suppliers chosen for their exemplary performance in the areas of Cost, Environmental & Social Responsibility, Technology, Responsiveness, Assurance of Supply, and Quality.
“I congratulate you on your distinction as an excellent supplier”, said Rob Simpson, Vice President, Worldwide Procurement and Logistics at TI. “We look to JX to help us serve our customers and achieve our priorities through outstanding quality, innovation, execution and performance. “
“The TI Supplier Excellence Award is public recognition of the dedicated efforts of all JX employees worldwide and we are honored to receive this prestigious award for a fourth time”, commented Masago Kuwabara, President & CEO of JX USA. “Our relationship dates back more than two decades and we look forward to meeting or exceeding TI’s expectations in the decades ahead.”
March 27, 2018 07:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, today announced it has recognized 20 companies with supplier excellence awards. Selected from among the company’s extensive list of preferred global suppliers, the 2017 award winners represent partners who have demonstrated a deep commitment to ensuring high quality and supply continuity in an evolving semiconductor market.
“All the suppliers recognized today demonstrated a similar commitment to collaboration and partnership. These strong relationships are key in delivering on our business strategy, including the areas of product innovation, customer satisfaction and growth.”
Selected from more than 3,000 active production suppliers, the finalists gathered for a two-day awards event and executive conference in Hong Kong, China, with the focus of anticipating the future of semiconductor growth and accelerating customer needs.
“As a top 20 global semiconductor design and manufacturing company, ON Semiconductor creates innovative semiconductor and general electronic component solutions to solve our customers’ design challenges and reduce their time to market,” said Jeffrey Wincel, vice president and chief procurement officer at ON Semiconductor. “All the suppliers recognized today demonstrated a similar commitment to collaboration and partnership. These strong relationships are key in delivering on our business strategy, including the areas of product innovation, customer satisfaction and growth.”
Full list of award winners:
  • Front End (FE) Direct Material Supplier: Konfoong Materials International Company, LTD.
  • Back End (BE) Direct Material Supplier: Chang Wah Technology Co., Ltd.
  • FE Site Supplier: Plansee SE
  • BE Site Supplier: KETECA Singapore (Pte) Ltd
  • BE External Manufacturing: King Yuan Electronics Co. Ltd.
  • FE External Manufacturing: JiangYin ChangDian Advanced Packaging Co., LTD
  • Corporate Services Supplier: DHL Supply Chain
  • Technology Leader Award: Mentor Graphics
  • BE Subcon Quality Award: GEM Services, Inc.
  • BE Perfect Quality Award: Indium Corporation
  • BE Perfect Quality Award: Henkel
  • FE Perfect Quality Platinum Award: Shin-Etsu Handotai Co., Ltd
  • FE Perfect Quality Platinum Award: Brewer Science, Inc.
  • FE Perfect Quality Platinum Award: JSR Micro, Inc.
  • FE Perfect Quality Platinum Award: JX Nippon Mining & Metals
  • FE Perfect Quality Gold Award: Cabot Microelectronics Corporation
  • FE Perfect Quality Gold Award: Grikin Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
  • FE Perfect Quality Award: Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.
  • FE Perfect Quality Award: Tosoh SMD, Inc.
  • Pinnacle Award: Global Wafers

DALLAS, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced 14 winners of its annual Supplier Excellence Award (SEA), the company’s highest level of supplier recognition. From more than 12,000 suppliers, the winners were selected for ethical business practices, outstanding products, service and support and additional attributes, including cost, environmental and social responsibility, technology, responsiveness, assurance of supply and quality.

“As a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company, TI creates innovative analog integrated circuits and embedded processing solutions that fuel many of today’s fastest-growing markets and help our customers unlock the possibilities of the world as it could be. Our most critical suppliers, like the 2015 Supplier Excellence Award winners, are essential to our success,” said Rob Simpson, vice president of TI Worldwide Procurement and Logistics. “These winners have demonstrated outstanding commitment and ability to deliver the world-class performance and execution we expect.”
The 14 SEA recipients – along with the products or services they provide to TI – are:
  • AECOM – remediation and environmental services
  • ASM Pacific Technology Ltd. – leadframes
  • CH2M – architectural and engineering services
  • Enplas Semiconductor Peripherals Pte. Ltd – test materials
  • FUJIFILM Ultra Pure Solutions – chemicals
  • GlobalWafers Co., Ltd.  – silicon wafers
  • Inventec Appliances Corp. – contract manufacturing
  • JX Nippon Mining & Metals – sputtering targets
  • Logisticorp Group – transportation services
  • Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello Inc. – backgrind tapes
  • OnPoint, LLC – LED lighting, project management and design consulting
  • Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd. – tape substrate
  • Tesec Corporation – test handlers
  • Tokyo Electron Limited – wafer fab equipment
For more information regarding the winners, visit wpl.ext.ti.com.
Hsinchu, Taiwan – Dec. 4, 2014 – TSMC (TSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today held its 14th annual Supply Chain Management forum to show appreciation for the support and contributions of its suppliers in 2014, and to recognize nine outstanding equipment and materials suppliers. The theme of this year’s forum was “Collaborate and Win Together”, and over 600 suppliers around the world in the fields of equipment, materials, packaging, testing, facilities, IT systems and services, and environmental and waste management services participated in the forum.
“TSMC’s success comes from collaborating with our customers and suppliers through our Grand Alliance so that we magnify each others’ innovations and stand together as a most powerful competitive force in the semiconductor industry,” said TSMC Co-Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mark Liu. “Our supplier partners are a critical part of this alliance, and we look forward to reaping the rewards of many years of strong growth together.”
“We are very grateful for our supplier partners’ full support as we ramp our 20nm capacity at a record-breaking rate. This year’s award winners have provided exemplary service to TSMC,” said TSMC Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Dr. Steve Tso. “Our hard work together over the past year has laid strong foundation for the upcoming ramp in 16nm, which will generate even more opportunities for us all.”
In addition to recognizing suppliers’ excellent overall performance with the “Supplier Excellence Award”, TSMC also established the “Outstanding Contribution Award” this year to recognize a company that collaborated closely with TSMC in the spirit of the Grand Alliance to produce first-rate results.”
The winners are as follows:
Outstanding Contribution Award
Applied Materials, Inc. –Outstanding Contribution in EPI/PVD Equipment and Local Service
Excellent Performance Award [In alphabetical order]
EBARA Corporation- Excellent Performance in CMP Equipment Fujifilm Electronic Materials- Excellent Performance in CMP Slurry Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation – Excellent Performance in Etch Equipment
JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation- Excellent Performance in Metal Target
KLA-Tencor Corporation- Excellent Performance in Inspection Equipment Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd- Excellent Performance in Lithography Material SUMCO Corporation- Excellent Performance in Raw Wafer Material Tokyo Electron Limited- Excellent Performance in Equipment Productivity Improvement
Tokyo, Japan, April 10, 2013 – JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation has been recognized as one of 17 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2012. JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with sputtering targets for physical vapor deposition process, deemed essential to Intel’s success.
“JX Nippon Mining & Metals is proud to receive Intel’s PQS Award for 2012 and we are honored to have now won four SCQI awards and four PQS awards in nine years. This long-term consistency embodies the JX image of supplier excellence. As a global supply partner with Intel, we commit ourselves to maximizing our resources with the goal of regaining SCQI status in 2013. On behalf of all JX employees around the world I express our sincere gratitude for this acknowledgement,” said Ichiroh Sawamura, Sr. Executive Officer, Electronic Materials Group.
“JX Nippon Mining and Metals has a strong technical roadmap coupled with robust supply chain management. In 2012, JX partnered closely with Intel to improve business continuity planning and provided high quality support to Intel factories. Intel is pleased to present JX with a PQS award,” said Tim Hendry, Vice President, Fab Materials Operation, 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 http://intel.com/go/quality.
A celebration to honor PQS award winners was held in San Jose. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at http://intel.com.
About JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
JX Nippon Mining & Metals engages in integrated copper and other non-ferrous metals operations extending from its business in resources development, smelting and refining, recycling and environmental services, and electronic materials. By pursuing a stable supply and the effective use of value-bearing metal resources, JX dedicates itself to developing a sustainable economy and society. In the electronic materials business, JX commands large shares in the global market, by developing and supplying high-quality and highly functional products that meet market needs.

Intel is a trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. * Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others 

TOKYO, Japan, April 11, 2012 – JX Nippon Mining & Metals 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. JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation provided sputtering targets for physical vapor deposition process deemed vital to Intel’s success.
JX Nippon Mining & Metals is honored to receive our fourth Intel SCQI award in seven years. The SCQI award embodies our image of supplier excellence, as Intel is a likeminded company that embraces the synergies created through collaboration. This year’s award, in particular, represents a triumph for our employees considering the tragic events of last March and the challenges we had to overcome, while still delivering world-class products to our customers. On behalf of our employees all over the world I express our sincere thanks for this wonderful acknowledgement,” said Toshihiro Oto, senior executive officer of Electronic Materials Group.
“Congratulations to JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation for their outstanding performance this year in resulting in achieving Intel highest supplier award, Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement,” said Chi-Hwa Tsang, vice president of Technology Development, Intel Corporation. “JX has delivered industry leading technology and collaboration results over many years and did an extraordinary job of keeping Intel factories and projects running while recovering from the devastating effects of the Japan earthquake. Thank you for your continued contribution to Intel’s success.”
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 will be held in Santa Clara, California. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at http://intel.com/.
About JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
JX Nippon Mining & Metals engages in integrated copper and other non-ferrous metals operations extending from its business in resources development, smelting and refining, recycling and environmental services, and electronic materials. By pursuing a stable supply and the effective use of value-bearing metal resources, JX dedicates itself to developing a sustainable economy and society. In the electronic materials business, JX commands large shares in the global market, by developing and supplying high-quality and highly functional products that meet market needs.

Intel is a trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. * Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others

TOKYO, Japan, March 17, 2008 – Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. was named a recipient of Intel Corporation’s prestigious 2007 Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award. The award is Intel’s highest honor for its suppliers, recognizing them for outstanding commitment to quality and performance for providing products and services deemed essential to Intel’s success. The company is recognized for its efforts supplying Intel with sputtering targets for physical vapor deposition applications. Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. and 12 other SCQI award winners will be honored at a celebration in Burlingame, California on March 18.
“Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. is extremely proud to be honored with Intel’s most prestigious SCQI Supplier Award for the third consecutive year. Despite the challenging nature of the SCQI program, the pursuit of the award helps us to improve our processes to the benefit of both Intel and Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. We are committed to the SCQI program and supporting Intel, a valuable customer,” said Kazuhiko Hosoya, general manager of Nippon Mining and Metals Semiconductor Target Division.
“Intel is proud to award Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. the Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement award,” said Jacquelyn Pawela-Crew, Quartz, Metals and Spares manager, Intel Corporation. This award exhibits Nippon Mining & Metals’ sustained commitment to world class quality, support of breakthrough technologies and operational execution in 2007. We congratulate Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. on this accomplishment.”

The SCQI awards are part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement process, 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, delivery, technology and responsiveness goals. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at http://supplier.intel.com/quality.

Intel will also recognize SCQI award winners with an advertisement in the U.S., Europe and Asia editions of The Wall Street Journal on March 18, 2008.
About Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd.
Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. enjoys a large global market share within the sputtering target, compound semiconductor material, and copper foil markets. As a leading supplier of sputtering targets, Nippon Mining & Metals manufactures high purity targets not only for semiconductors, but also leading edge electronic products such as flat panel displays, data storage devices, and optical media. Nippon Mining & Metals supports customers globally through sales offices worldwide.
The Nippon Mining & Metals Group engages in an broad range of upstream and downstream activities in the non-ferrous metals business, including exploration and development of non-ferrous metal resources, integrated production and marketing of copper, its mainstay products, precious metals and rare metals, recycling of non-ferrous metals, precision rolling of copper alloy and special steels, precision processing of electronic parts, production and marketing of electronic materials.
Intel is a trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. * Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others
DALLAS, April 5 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) (TI) announced that 24 businesses received the company’s 2006 Supplier Excellence Award (SEA). These recipients are a select few chosen from TI’s large worldwide supplier base as a result of their outstanding performance and continuous improvement in supplying materials, equipment and services to Texas Instruments.
“TI requires excellence from its global supply chain, and the Supplier Excellence Awards recognize our best suppliers for their outstanding performance,” said Rob Simpson, vice president, Worldwide Procurement and Logistics, TI. “These companies contribute greatly to the success of TI and our customers. The TI SEA rewards and celebrates their efforts.”
TI established its SEA program in 1983 as a way to honor businesses that had provided exemplary service. The awards are a key vehicle for communicating the standards the company expects of its suppliers. The businesses are evaluated on six criteria: Cost, Environmentally responsible procurement, Technology, Responsiveness, Assurance of supply and Quality (CETRAQ).
The 2006 TI Supplier Excellence Award winners include:
Air Liquide Electronics, Amkor Technology, ASTI Holdings Limited, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., GollinHarris, Guckenheimer, Holden Custom Products, Inventec Appliances (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., JE Specialties DBA J&E, Keithley Instruments, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc., Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc., LogistiCorp, Microtronic Inc., Nikko Materials USA, Inc., On-Target Supplies & Logistics, Ltd., SCHOTT ELECTRONIC PACKAGING GMBH, Sense Corporation, TDIndustries, Ltd., Technology Service Professionals, Inc., Teradyne, Inc., T-Mobile, and Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
TI will present the awards to each supplier at their individual place of business to recognize the contributions and performance of their employees.