Celestica Recognizes KOA Corporation with a 2011 Total Cost of Ownership Supplier Award
Bradford, PA - August 7, 2012 - KOA Corporation today announced it has been awarded a 2011 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Award from Celestica, a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Celestica's awards program recognizes suppliers that support Celestica's TCOO sourcing strategy to provide its customers with the best possible supply chain solution for their products.
"KOA Corporation is proud to be recognized by Celestica," said Mr. Hideaki Matsushita, General Manager of Global Sales Center, KOA Corporation. "To support our customers, our employees are committed to our organization-wide Quality 1st initiative and continuous improvement on our operation."
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, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility.
"Congratulations to KOA Corporation for being recognized with a 2011 TCOO Supplier Award," said Craig Muhlhauser, President and CEO, Celestica. "I sincerely thank KOA Corporation for supporting our strategy to drive speed and responsiveness throughout the supply chain, which ultimately provides our customers with the flexibility they need to respond to fluctuations in end-market demand and overcome any challenge."
About KOA KOA Corporation, whose global presence includes corporate headquarters in Japan, and sales locations in the USA, Germany, China and Singapore, offers a wide range of products which include thick and thin film resistors, current sensing resistors and resistor arrays; thermal sensors, fuses and varistors; wire wound, multilayer, power and thin film inductors; LTCC's and modules.
For more information, contact: Dawn McGriff KOA Speer Electronics, Inc. 199 Bolivar Drive Bradford, PA 16701 (P) 814-362-5536 ext. 266 (F) 814-362-8883 www.koaspeer.com
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