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EBARA CORPORATION Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Tokyo, Japan, April 9, 2013 – EBARA CORPORATION has been recognized as one of 17 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2012. EBARA CORPORATION is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with Plating Systems, Chemical Mechanical Polishing Systems, Dry Vacuum Pumps and Gas Abatement Systems, deemed essential to Intel’s success.

“Ebara is honored to be recognized as a Preferred Quality Supplier by Intel the second consecutive year in a row,” said Manabu Tsujimura, President of Precision Machinery Company, EBARA Corporation. “EBARA is celebrating our centennial anniversary and this award validates that we continually strive toward excellence across all product lines, Plating Systems, Chemical Mechanical Polishing Systems, Dry Vacuum Pumps and Gas Abatement systems.”

“Intel is very pleased to congratulate Ebara Corporation for winning the 2012 Preferred Quality Supplier award, one of our highest levels of achievement for Intel suppliers,” said Sandra Viarengo, Director of Intel’s Fab Capital Equipment Development group. “Ebara Corporation delivered exceptional performance in technology development and process improvements, leading to their second consecutive PQS win. We look forward to Ebara Corporation’s continued success on future Intel technologies.”

The PQS award is part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) program 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, technology, environmental, social and governance goals. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at .

A celebration to honor PQS award winners was held in San Jose. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at .


EBARA CORPORATION, founded in 1912, is one of the world’s principal manufacturers of industrial machinery. The Precision Machinery Company, one of core in-house companies of EBARA CORPORATION, is a leading global innovator and worldwide supplier developing its position in the systems and components for semiconductor manufacturing on a global basis. For more details, visit the EBARA website. (English) (Japanese)

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