The company is awarded for its efforts supplying Intel with laser mark equipment. ROFIN-BAASEL and 34 additional PQS award winners were honored at a celebration in Burlingame, California on March 18.
Gunther Braun, President and CEO of ROFIN, said, “On behalf of the ROFIN team, I would like to thank you and the Intel team for the honour of being selected to receive Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier award for 2007. We are very proud in getting this award, the excellent cooperation between the Intel and the Rofin teams have led to this success. We look forward to a continued excellent partnership.”
“Intel appreciates the continued commitment and effort put forth by Rofin in achiev-ing this award and looks forward to working with Rofin successfully in the future,” said Ron Rinfret, director, Assembly Capital Equipment Development, Intel Corpo-ration.
The PQS awards are part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality 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 re-port 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 also recognized PQS award winners with an advertisement in the U.S., Europe and Asia editions of The Wall Street Journal on March 18, 2008.
For more than 30 years ROFIN have produced lasers for industrial materials processing. With more than 1,600 employees and more than 28,000 installed lasers, ROFIN is a worldwide leader in a variety of laser technologies and applications. Intel is a trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
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