Rofin-Baasel has been recognized as one of 19 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2011. Rofin-Baasel is recognized for their signifi-cant contributions providing Intel with laser mark equipment, deemed essential to Intel’s success.
“It is a great honor for us to receive the Preferred Quality Supplier award from Intel for the fifth time in a row,” commented Günther Braun, president and CEO of Rofin. “This award is a testament of the long-standing relationship and the excellent cooperation between Rofin and Intel. On behalf of the Rofin team, I would like to thank the Intel team for the honor of being selected once again and we are proud that our laser marking products continue to contribute to Intel’s success.”
“Congratulations to Rofin for winning the 2011 Preferred Quality Supplier award,” said Carolin Seward, Intel Assembly Test Capital Equipment Development director, Intel Corporation. “Rofin demonstrated excellent customer support and a commitment to providing the technology required to meet Intel’s evolving mark needs while continually improving equipment delivery lead time. We look forward to continuing to work with Rofin to achieve world-class laser mark solutions and executing to our operational excellence challenges.”
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 re-port 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 Santa Clara. In addi-tion, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at http://intel.com.