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SENJU METAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. RECEIVES INTEL'S PREFERRED QUALITY SUPPLIER AWARD

CONTACT: Tatsuya Okumura
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TOKYO, Japan, March 4, 2009 — Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd. has received Intel Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award recognizing their significant contributions to Intel in 2008. Senju supplies Intel with soldering materials, deemed essential to Intel's success. Senju and 25 additional suppliers are recognized as 2008 PQS award winners.

"We are honored to be selected as an Intel Preferred Quality Supplier award winner for 2008. While this year has proven to be a challenging year in many areas, Senju believes very strongly in the progress of our quality program and we wish to again thank Intel for their support to help us achieve these levels of success," said Seiichiro Hasegawa, executive director, International Business Dept, Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.

"Congratulations to Senju for being an Intel Preferred Quality Supplier award winner. This is a significant accomplishment in the face of Intel's increasingly rigorous expectations for technology, innovation, quality, and competitiveness. We look forward to continuing our successful relationship with Senju," said Jeff Selvala, Assembly Test Global Materials director, Intel Corporation.

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, delivery, technology and responsiveness goals. Suppliers must also manage and deliver on a challenging improvement plan and a quality/business systems assessment. Furthermore, the 2008 awardees had to demonstrate basic compliance to the Electronic Industry Code of Conduct and Intel's Green Sustainability Program. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at http://supplier.intel.com/quality/scqi.htm.  

Celebrations will be held in Tokyo, Japan and Santa Clara, California during the month of March 2009 to honor the PQS award winners. In addition, there will be an online advertisement launch and acknowledgement on Intel's website.

About Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.

Senju is a privately held company founded in 1938 as a metal foundry. Supplying a wide range of metal products from industrial bearings to residential sprinkler fittings, Senju's strength has been in electronic grade soldering materials and related equipment. Senju, having their HQ in Tokyo, Japan, now has over two dozen support offices and manufacturing sites worldwide and a domestic staff exceeding 1000.

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