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EBARA CORPORATION Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

March 11, 2016

EBARA CORPORATION 11-1, Haneda Asahi-cho, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 144-8510, Japan, March 10, 2016 – EBARA CORPORATION has been recognized as one of 26 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2015. EBARA CORPORATION has demonstrated industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which they are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems and environmental sustainability. EBARA CORPORATION is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with Chemical Mechanical Polishers, Plating Systems, and Dry Vacuum Pumps and Abatement Systems, deemed essential to Intel’s success.

“Intel's emphasis on quality truly is unparalleled, so winning the PQS award is always an honor,” said Manabu Tsujimura, President of Precision Machinery Company, EBARA CORPORATION. “At EBARA CORPORATION we have worked hard to create a culture that is focused on quality as the highest priority so winning PQS again tells us that our commitment has been meaningful and consistent.”

“It is a great pleasure to present Ebara with the Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier award for 2015” said Shaheen Dayal, director of Global Supply Management, Business Development and Fab Strategic Sourcing at Intel. “Ebara has made great strides in their quality efforts and supply chain initiatives in 2015. Ebara continues to excel in their development engagement and technology excellence to align with Intel’s strategic roadmaps. We look forward to their continued success and partnership.”

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 .

A celebration to honor PQS award winners was held in Santa Clara, California themed “Delivering the Future Together”, which illustrates the contributions this supplier has made in 2015. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at .


EBARA CORPORATION, founded in 1912, is one of the world’s principal manufacturers of industrial machinery. The Precision Machinery Company, one of core in-house companies of EBARA CORPORATION, is a leading global innovator and worldwide supplier developing its position in the systems and components for semiconductor manufacturing on a global basis. For more details, visit the EBARA website.

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