Munters Corp., Stockholm, Sweden, was recognized as one of 10 suppliers to receive Intel Corp.’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award.

According to the company, the award "recognizes extraordinary commitment to quality and exceptional performance to Intel's goals"; it is the company’s highest honor for its suppliers. In 2009 Munters, provided VOC abatement equipment deemed vital to Intel’s success.

"We at Munters are proud to again receive this most prestigious SCQI award from Intel," says Lars Engström, CEO of Munters Group.

"Munters Corp. has received Intel's SCQI award for the second year in a row. Munters has been a valuable partner to Intel for over a decade. We congratulate them for their achievement and look forward to their continued support,” says Tom Brady, Corporate Environmental manager, 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 status, suppliers must score at least 95 percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, delivery, technology and customer satisfaction goals. Suppliers must also achieve 90 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems. Furthermore, this year's awardees demonstrated compliance to the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Code of Conduct and Intel's Environmental Social Governance Program.

Additional information about the SCQI program is available at