Tektronix, Inc. Wins Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award
BEAVERTON, Oregon, April 12, 2004 -- Tektronix, Inc. was named a recipient of Intel Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for outstanding performance in providing products and services deemed essential to Intel's success. The company was awarded for its efforts in supplying Intel with test and measurement equipment. Tektronix, Inc. and 28 additional PQS award winners were honored at a celebration in Burlingame, Calif., on March 23.
"As a worldwide leader in test, measurement and monitoring equipment, we are extremely pleased to be recognized by the world's largest chip maker and one of our largest customers as a preferred vendor," said Rich McBee, vice president Worldwide Sales, Service and Marketing. "This award also reflects more than just the industry-leading, innovative products we provide to Intel, it is also recognition of the contributions by every organization, such as sales, service, engineering, operations, manufacturing and others throughout the company, to enable our customers to be successful and stay one step ahead of the very latest technology advancements."
"Congratulations to Tektronix for earning the Preferred Quality Supplier Award," said Milind Karnik, Intel general manager EPV. "This recognition reflects Tektronix' outstanding customer support, continuous drive for development in the test and measurement industry and flexibility to manage change."
The PQS awards are part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) process 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, delivery, technology and responsiveness goals. Suppliers must also manage and deliver on a challenging improvement plan and a quality systems assessment. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at http://supplier.intel.com/quality/.
Intel also recognized PQS award winners on March 23 with an advertisement in the U.S., Europe and Asian editions of The Wall Street Journal.
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom.
Tektronix, Inc. is a test, measurement, and monitoring company providing measurement solutions to the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries worldwide. With more than 55 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in more than 20 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is www.tektronix.com.
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