DEK Wins Intel Award
DEK International GmBh recently received Intel Corp.’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award for 2008. The award is Intel’s highest honor for its suppliers. It acknowledes commitment to quality and performance in providing printing machines deemed essential to Intel’s success. DEK is among a group of 14 suppliers to receive the SCQI award.
“DEK is extremely proud to be recognized by Intel’s 2008 Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement award program. This award is a testament to our commitment to helping DEK customers expect more, from product quality through to technology leadership and service and support. We continually strive to improve our processes to drive the performance of our customers around the world,” says Michael Brianda, president of DEK.
The SCQI award is part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement program, which encourages Intel’s key suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for SCQI status, suppliers must score at least 95 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/business systems assessment. Furthermore, this year’s awardees had to demonstrate basic compliance to the Electronic Industry Code of Conduct and Intel’s Green Sustainability Program.