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Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement

Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) Program

Intel Honors 7 Companies with Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement Awards

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 7, 2018 – Intel Corporation today announced the 7 winners of the company’s most prestigious award for suppliers, the Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award. The SCQI award is Intel’s most prestigious recognition and signifies an elite performance in all critical management systems supporting quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, and sustainability. These suppliers are industry role-models and provide unparalleled supply chain support. More details in the SCQI Intel News Byte.

Intel Honors 28 Companies with Preferred Quality Supplier (21) and Achievement Awards (7)

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 7, 2018 – Intel Corporation today announced that 21 companies will receive the 2017 Intel Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award that recognizes commitment to performance excellence and continuous improvement. The PQS award recognizes suppliers who relentlessly pursue excellence and conduct business with resolute professionalism. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must exceed high expectations and uncompromising performance goals while scoring at least 80 percent on an integrated report card that assesses performance throughout the year. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or greater on a challenging continuous improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems.

The 2017 SCQI, PQS and Achievement Award winners were honored at a ceremony March 7, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. More details are available in the Intel News Byte.

Three companies were honored for supplier diversity or safety. These companies were elite in role-modeling behaviors with their workforce, investing in and implementing relevant programs, maintaining transparency, and supporting spending with partners.

The 2017 SCQI, PQS, and SAA winners provided exceptional collaboration contributing to the success of Intel.

Supplier Recognition Event Photos and Marketing Assets

Supplier Day 2018 - Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement, Preferred Quality Supplier, and Achievement Awards event photos and marketing assets. View them here.

SCQI Program Overview

The SCQI Program is a corporate wide program that utilizes critical Intel supplier management tools and processes to drive continuous improvements in a supplier’s overall performance and business. The program also recognizes a supplier’s outstanding performance with three recognitions. If you would like to learn more about the SCQI program and process, or have more questions, please contact us at

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