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Tektronix Inc. Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award


Tektronix Inc. was named a recipient of Intel Corporation’s 2007 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for outstanding performance in providing products and services deemed essential to Intel’s success. The company is awarded for its efforts supplying Intel with validation test equipment. Tektronix Inc. and 34 additional PQS award winners will be honored at a celebration inBurlingame, California on March 18.

“We have a passion for enabling the success of our customers, and receiving the Preferred Quality Supplier award from Intel is a validation of our commitment,” said Jim Lico, president of Tektronix, Inc. “We are honored to play a role in Intel’s success, and we recognize that continuous improvement, which is a key element of this award, is central to our ability to provide this level of service year after year.”

“Tektronix support of Intel Quick Path Interconnect was a critical element in an on time delivery of our next generation platform,” said John D. Barton, vice president, Digital Enterprise Group and GM Platform Validation Engineering, Intel Corporation. “The Tektronix team demonstrated technical and management excellence in helping to bring this complex technology to the market. Intel, Tektronix and our mutual customers are benefiting and will continue to benefit from this excellent work.”

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 report 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

Intel will also recognize PQS award winners with an advertisement in theU.S., Europe and Asia editions of The Wall Street Journal on March 18, 2008.
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