Georg Fischer unit wins Intel quality award

May 4, 2005
Georg Fischer Piping Systems Ltd. wins Preferred Quality Supplier Award from computer semiconductor chip fabricator...

TUSTIN, CA, May 2, 2005 -- Georg Fischer Piping Systems, Ltd. was named a recipient of Intel Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for outstanding performance in providing products and services deemed essential to Intel's success. The company was awarded for its efforts in supplying Intel with thermoplastic piping systems. Georg Fischer Piping Systems, Ltd. and 25 additional PQS award winners were honored at a celebration in Burlingame, Calif., on March 15.

"It is an honor to be recognized as a Preferred Quality Supplier for 2004," said Mr. Yves Serra, President Georg Fischer Piping Systems. "This is a symbol of our commitment to providing a valuable and innovative portfolio of products and services for Intel."

"Georg Fischer has once again demonstrated their ability to provide quality materials and service in support of Intel construction projects. Their consistent and repeated successes have made GF a benchmark for other Intel suppliers of facilities systems and materials," said Gulzar Mohd Ali, Vice President, TMG, Intel Corporation.

The PQS awards are part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Improvement (SCQI) process 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 systems assessment. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at

Intel will recognized PQS award winners on March 15 with an advertisement in the U.S., Europe and Asian editions of The Wall Street Journal.

Georg Fischer Ltd. ( is a multi-national industrial corporation, founded in 1802, focused on "Adding Quality to People's Lives" through its Automotive, Machine Tool and Piping Systems products. Georg Fischer Piping Systems provides innovative engineered solutions for the semiconductor, chemical, water and life science Industries.

The George Fischer Inc. ( product offering includes a full range of plastic pipe, fittings, tubing, valves, actuators, rotameters, fusion machines, secondary containment, tank linings, heat exchangers, custom products, and sensors and instrumentation for industrial process control.


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