PHOENIX, Arizona, March 23, 2004 - ON Semiconductor Corporation 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. ON Semiconductor Corporation and other award winners will be honored at a celebration in Burlingame, Calif., on March 23.
"I would like to express our excitement at being awarded the prestigious PQS award in 2003," said Keith Jackson, ON Semiconductor president and chief executive officer. "It is an honor for us to be recognized as a best-in-class supplier to Intel. We value our relationship with Intel and will continue to strive to deliver innovative products.”
“ON Semiconductor has moved into an elite class of Intel suppliers by winning the PQS award through excellence in customer service, component quality, flexible business systems and responsiveness in a cost competitive environment,” said Jeff Jones, director of Intel’s Integrated Circuit Procurement and Enabling Division. “This award reflects ON Semiconductor’s commitment to continuous improvement and superior performance in all aspects of the business.”
The PQS award is part of Intel’s Suppliers Continuous Quality Improvement process used to enlist suppliers support in meeting their aggressive quality improvement and cost reduction goals. Suppliers are evaluated on their ability to meet technology, quality, cost, delivery, and responsiveness goals. Suppliers must also commit to - and deliver on - aggressive annual improvement plans as well as implement formal quality assessment Intel will also recognize PQS award winners on March 23 with an advertisement in the U.S., Europe and Asian editions of The Wall Street Journal.
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About ON Semiconductor Corporation
ON Semiconductor is a global supplier of power and data management semiconductors and standard semiconductor components. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona and employs approximately 8,400 people worldwide. It has manufacturing facilities independently and through joint ventures in Arizona, Rhode Island, China the Czech Republic, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Slovakia. ON Semiconductors' stock is listed on NASDAQ. Additional information about ON Semiconductor is available at www.onsemi.com.
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