Intel recognizes PEER Group with 2nd Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award
Kitchener, Ontario - March 9, 2017
The PEER Group Inc. has been recognized by Intel as a 2016 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award winner.
The PQS award celebrates exceptional, persistent performance and the continuous pursuit of excellence. Suppliers have exceeded expectations and performance goals in quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems, and environmental sustainability.
“We’re pleased to recognize PEER Group as a Preferred Quality Supplier,” said Jacklyn Sturm, Vice President of Technology and Manufacturing Group and General Manager of Global Supply Management at Intel. “The focus and dedication of our award winners to meet the highest quality standards is second to none. Intel works with thousands of suppliers around the world, and a select few suppliers have demonstrated leading edge performance, making it possible for Intel to achieve the innovations of tomorrow.”
The PQS award is part of Intel’s SCQI program, which encourages Intel’s key suppliers to strive for best-in-class levels of excellence and continuous improvement. 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. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at www.intel.com/go/quality.
About PEER Group
Smart Manufacturing starts with factory automation software. PEER Group® provides the largest portfolio of factory automation software products and services to high-volume manufacturers and equipment makers in the semiconductor, photovoltaics (PV), and electronics industries. With over 100,000 licenses shipped, we are the leading supplier of factory automation software for Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0. We help lower the cost of automation for our customers by solving their most challenging equipment automation, data management, and process control problems. PEER Group received Intel Corporation Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) awards for our work in 2015 and 2016, and is recognized on the Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces Canada (2013-2016) and Branham300 (2012-2016) lists. Follow us on social at linkedin.com/company/the-peer-group and @peergroup_inc.