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KLA Earns Intel’s 2024 EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award

Apr 2, 2024 1 min read

KLA has earned Intel’s EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award. Through its dedication to Excellence, Partnership, Inclusion, and Continuous (EPIC) quality improvement, KLA has achieved a level of performance that consistently exceeds Intel’s expectations.

“As one of the 27 Distinguished Supplier Award recipients in 2024, KLA stands out among suppliers in Intel’s trusted supply chain. Through their relentless drive to improve, they have achieved a level of performance that consistently exceeds Intel’s expectations and serves as a benchmark across the ecosystem.”

Keyvan Esfarjani, chief global operations officer, Intel

The Intel EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award recognizes a consistent level of strong performance across all performance criteria. Of the thousands of Intel suppliers around the world, only a few hundred qualify to participate in the EPIC Supplier Program. The EPIC Distinguished Award is the second-highest honor a supplier can achieve. In 2024, only 27 suppliers in the Intel supply chain network earned this award.

“We are honored to be recognized by Intel for our continued collaboration. KLA invests heavily to drive innovation in our products and enable our customers’ success, and we appreciate Intel’s continued partnership.”

Ahmad Khan, president, Semiconductor Process Control, KLA

To qualify for an Intel EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award, suppliers must exceed expectations, meet aggressive performance goals, and score 80% or higher in performance assessments throughout the year.

Get more information about the Intel EPIC Supplier Awards 

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Visit the Intel EPIC Supplier Awards page.  

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