India based semiconductor design services firms HCLTech and Tech Mahindra win Intel awards

Date: 02/07/2023
Intel announced the recipients of the 2023 Intel EPIC Supplier Program awards, which recognize suppliers that exemplify Intel’s standard of excellence.

India based services focused companies HCLTech Tech has won Distinguished Supplier Award and Tech Mahindra Limited has won valued supplier award on the factor of cost. Both HCLTech and Tech Mahindra offer VLSI design and semiconductor manufacturing related services and other product engineering services in electronics and semiconductor domain.

“As one of only 22 Distinguished Supplier Award recipients across the Intel global supply chain, HCLTech stands out among suppliers in the semiconductor industry,” said Keyvan Esfarjani, chief global operations officer at Intel. “Their customer orientation and commitment to excellence is a testament to their dedication and serves as a global benchmark for others to follow.”

“We are executing our IDM 2.0 strategy as a result of our collaboration with our supplier ecosystem,” said Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger. “The innovations we create together are foundational to the semiconductor industry and power our societies’ digital aspirations. I want to personally thank all our 2023 Intel EPIC Award winners for their significant contributions across all aspects of supply chain excellence.”

Keyvan Esfarjani said, “The 2023 Intel EPIC Award winners align with Intel values and embody a model for excellence in continuous quality improvement. These award-winning companies have significantly contributed to Intel and are widely recognized as industry leaders worldwide. Their long-standing commitment to safety, quality, affordability, innovation, diversity and inclusion, and collaboration serves as a global benchmark for others to follow.”

Below are other winners:
Outstanding Supplier Award Recipients:

Applied Materials, Inc. – Outstanding with Supplier Diversity Distinction

FormFactor, Incorporated

Lam Research – Outstanding with Supplier Diversity Distinction

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.

Tokyo Electron Limited

Distinguished Supplier Award Recipients:

AGC Inc.



Brewer Science, Inc.


GF Piping Systems


JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation

Kokusai Electric Corporation

Lasertec Corporation

ModusLink Corporation

NAMICS Corporation

PSK Inc.

Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd.


The Peer Group

Tosoh Quartz, Inc.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited

Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.

Valex Corp.

Veolia North America

Valued Supplier Award Recipients:

Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH – Sustainability

Compass Group USA – Supplier Diversity

Gigaphoton, Inc. – Cost

Hitachi High-Tech Corporation – Technology

Keysight Technologies, Inc. – Technology

Nikon Corporation – Safety

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. – Technology

To qualify for an Intel EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award, suppliers must exceed expectations, meet aggressive performance goals, and score 80 percent or higher in performance assessments throughout the year. Suppliers must also meet 80 percent or more of their improvement plan deliverables and demonstrate formidable quality and business systems.