Tosoh SMD, Inc. Receives Intel’s 2017 Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Grove City, Ohio—Tosoh SMD, Inc. has been recognized by Intel as a recipient of a 2017 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award. The PQS award recognizes companies like Tosoh SMD that Intel believes have relentlessly pursued excellence and conducted business with resolute professionalism.

“The dynamic nature of our business necessitates continuous improvement and an unrelenting focus on quality,” said Jacklyn Sturm, Vice President of Technology and Manufacturing Group and General Manager of Global Supply Management at Intel. “As Intel transitions to become a more data centric company, our award winning suppliers are embracing the most difficult challenges with rapid innovation and bold strategies.”

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 is available at the Intel Newsroom.

About Tosoh SMD, Inc.

Tosoh SMD, headquartered in Grove City, Ohio and has additional facilities in Taiwan, Korea, and China. This Tosoh Group subsidiary is a leading provider of thin film deposition materials and of solutions to manufacturers in the semiconductor, display, solar, and large-area coating markets. It is a member of Tosoh Corporation’s Advanced Material Division. Other offerings of the division include Silica Glass, CVD materials, Zeolite, Zirconia ceramics and Manganese Dioxide.



Tosoh is the parent of the Tosoh Group, which comprises over 100 companies worldwide and a multiethnic workforce of over 12,000 people and generated net sales of ¥753.7 billion (US$6.3 billion at the average rate of ¥120.15 to the US dollar) in fiscal 2016, ended March 31, 2016.


Tosoh is one of the largest chlor-alkali manufacturers in Asia. The company supplies the plastic resins and an array of the basic chemicals that support modern life. Tosoh’s petrochemical operations supply ethylene, polyethylene, and functional polymers, while its advanced materials business serves the global semiconductor, display, and solar industries. Tosoh has also pioneered sophisticated bioscience systems that are used for the monitoring of life-threatening diseases. In addition, Tosoh demonstrates its commitment to a sustainable future in part by manufacturing a variety of eco-products.

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Jeff Markley
International Corporate Development
Tosoh Corporation
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