TORONTO, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the winners of its 2011 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Awards. The awards honour suppliers who provide the best TCOO performance to Celestica and its customers by demonstrating excellence in quality, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility.
Celestica is pleased to congratulate the 2011 TCOO Supplier Award recipients:
|Best TCOO Score Award:||Micrel, Inc.|
|Best Ring Score Award:||Texas Instruments Incorporated|
|Most Improved TCOO Score Award:||KOA Corporation|
|Innovative Award:||Freescale Semiconductor|
|Execution Award:||ACME Alliance Asia Ltd.|
|Flexibility Award:||Molex Incorporated|
|Best Indirect Services Award:||Nordson YESTECH|
|Most Technical Compliant Award:||NXP Semiconductors / SANYO Energy (U.S.A.) Corporation|
|Best Distributor TCOO Score Award:||Future Electronics|
|Best IT Technology Partner Award:||Kinaxis|
|Best IT Services Partner Award:||MercuryGate International Inc.|
|Best Regional TCOO Score:|
|Americas:||Xpedx a Division of International Paper Company|
In addition, Celestica would like to recognize the following honourees who made a significant contribution to its supply chain goals in 2011:
|TCOO Score Award category:||Exceltek Electronics (HK) Ltd. and Yageo Corporation|
|Ring Score Award category:||Arrow Electronics and Molex Incorporated|
|Improved TCOO Score Award category:||Yageo Corporation and Xpedx a Division of International Paper Company|
|Technical Compliance Award category:||Daishinku Corp. / Tenere Inc. and ON Semiconductor|
|Distributor TCOO Score Award category:||World Peace International (South Asia) Pte Ltd. and TTI Inc.|
|IT Technology Partner Award category:||McAfee, Inc., EMC Corporation|
|IT Services Partner Award category:||AT&T Global Services Canada Co., E2open, Inc.|
This marks the sixth year of Celestica's TCOO Supplier Awards program, which evaluates and recognizes the top performers in Celestica's global network of over 3,000 suppliers. Celestica's TCOO system is focused on evaluating supplier performance by measuring the total cost to produce, deliver and support products and services beyond the supplier invoice price. As such, it considers the following supplier attributes:
|Quality:||Delivering superior products and services|
|Delivery:||Providing products and services at the right time, in the right quantity and at the right price|
|Technology:||Utilizing the best information, product manufacturing and delivery technologies|
|Service:||Placing the customer as the number one priority and ensuring communication across every step of the process|
|Pricing:||Delivering competitive pricing based on volume purchasing through global procurement|
|Flexibility:||Responding to customers' market demands for product, service and solution delivery worldwide|
"Ensuring that Celestica has the best people, tools and partners across the entire supply chain is critical to our success in delivering innovative supply chain solutions to our customers," said Craig Muhlhauser, President and CEO, Celestica. "This year's TCOO award recipients best exemplify the attributes that support Celestica's supply chain strategy, and I would like to thank all of the winners and honourees for their ongoing commitment to the success of Celestica and our customers."
For more information on Celestica's TCOO Supplier Awards, please visit www.celestica.com.
Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified global operations network and information technology platform, we are solid partners who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our customers to succeed in the markets they serve. Committed to providing a truly differentiated customer experience, our agile and adaptive employees share a proud history of demonstrated expertise and creativity that provides our customers with the ability to overcome any challenge.
For further information on Celestica, visit its website at http://www.celestica.com.
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