Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd. Receives Intel’s Prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement Award

Senju Hashido-cho 23, Adachi, Tokyo 120-8555, March 10, 2016 – Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd. has been recognized as one of eight companies receiving Intel Corporation’s prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award for their performance in 2015. Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd. has demonstrated exceptional performance to goals and extraordinary, industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which we are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems and environmental sustainability. This award is Intel’s highest honor for its suppliers, acknowledging truly world-class performance. Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd. provided solder & flux materials, deemed essential to Intel’s success.

“Senju deeply appreciates Intel’s acknowledgment of our company’s total commitment to yearly continuous improvement. This 2015 SCQI Award recognition is a most significant measurement of progress made and serves as a signpost of our need to do still more. Senju are tremendously proud of our technological innovation, CSR practices and world class quality. The Senju group will reconcentrate our efforts on improving communication and greater collaboration between our two organizations for the future. Thank you intel for your continuous support.” R. Suzuki, President & Representative Director, Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd (SMIC).

“Congratulations to Senju for winning their seventh consecutive SCQI award demonstrating long term devotion to quality improvement. Senju’s expertise in developing innovative solutions for next generation packaging will help Intel continue to meet the affordable technology needs of our industry-leading packaging materials technology,” said Mostafa A. Aghazadeh, vice president and director of assembly test technology development in the Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel.

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, suppliers must score at least 95 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 90 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at

A celebration to honor SCQI award winners was held in Santa Clara, California themed “Delivering the Future Together”, which illustrates the outstanding contributions this supplier has made in 2015. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at


About Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.

Established as a metal foundry in 1938, Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd manufactures a wide range of metal products and related processing equiment, from the largest industrial bearings for earthmoving machinery to the finest of electrical grade alloy nano scale powders. Senju Metal, of Tokyo, Japan, employs over 2500 worldwide, including dozens of plants and support offices worldwide.