RADNOR, Pa., March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), a leading independent provider of laboratory products, services and solutions, has been recognized as one of 26 companies receiving Intel Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2015. VWR has demonstrated industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which they are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems and environmental sustainability. VWR is recognized for its significant contributions in supporting Intel globally, supplying microcontamination consumables and providing on-site services, deemed essential to Intel's success.
"Intel is pleased to present VWR with the 2015 Preferred Supplier Quality Award. VWR is a key supplier supporting Intel gownroom, cleanroom consumable and services," said Tim Hendry, Vice President and Director of Fab Materials in the Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel. "This award recognizes VWR's dedication to excellence spanning - cost, quality, availability, customer service and sustainability. We are looking forward to VWR's continued success in 2016."
"We are honored to be a three-time recipient of the prestigious, Preferred Quality Supplier Award from Intel," said Manuel Brocke-Benz, President and CEO of VWR. "Earlier in the year we listened to the needs of Intel and aligned our resources to develop a unique service solution supporting their goals and are excited about the positive results."
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, technology, environmental, social and governance goals. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at http://intel.com/go/quality.
A celebration to honor PQS award winners was held in Santa Clara, California themed "Delivering the Future Together", which illustrates the contributions this supplier has made in 2015. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel's website at https://newsroom.intel.com/.
About VWR VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a leading, global, independent provider of products, services and solutions to laboratory and production facilities. With sales in excess of $4.3 billion in 2015, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. With more than 160 years of experience, VWR has cultivated a value proposition delivering product choice, operational excellence and differentiated services to improve our customers' productivity from research to production. VWR's differentiated services provide innovative, flexible and customized solutions from scientific research services to custom-manufactured chemical blends. Our dedicated team of approximately 9,300 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals and production engineers to achieve their goals.
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