CHANDLER, Arizona, March 27, 2007 — Amkor Technology, 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 recognized for its efforts supplying Intel with semiconductor assembly and test services. Amkor and 43 additional PQS award winners will be honored at a celebration in Burlingame, California on March 27.
“We appreciate again receiving recognition as a Preferred Quality Supplier by Intel,” said Oleg Khaykin, Amkor Technology, Inc., executive vice president and chief operating officer. “We continue to work closely with Intel to align technology and manufacturing roadmaps, develop cost reduction goals, and deliver excellence in customer satisfaction. This award is a tribute to Amkor teams worldwide who are committed to providing the highest quality service to our customers.”
“Congratulations to Amkor for being a five time PQS winner,” said Mostafa Aghazadeh, vice president, Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group and director of Chandler Assembly Technology Development. “This demonstrates Amkor’s commitment to excellence and distinguishes them among the thousands of suppliers that worked with Intel over last year. Amkor continues to contribute to Intel’s success by offering strong technology roadmap and manufacturing capability.”
The PQS award is part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous 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 will also recognize PQS award winners on March 27, 2007 with an advertisement in the U.S., Europe, and Asian editions of The Wall Street Journal.
Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR) is a leading provider of
advanced semiconductor assembly and test services. Amkor offers
semiconductor companies and electronics OEMs a complete set of
microelectronic design and manufacturing services. More information on
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