India based semiconductor design services firms HCLTech and Tech Mahindra win Intel awards
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
Lam Research – Outstanding with Supplier Diversity Distinction
Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Electron Limited
Distinguished Supplier Award Recipients:
Brewer Science, Inc.
GF Piping Systems
JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
Kokusai Electric Corporation
Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd.
The Peer Group
Tosoh Quartz, Inc.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.
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.