FORT WORTH, TEXAS, April 10 /CNW/ - TTI, Inc., the world's leading
passive and connector specialist in the electronics industry, today announced
the winners of its prestigious 2006 Supplier Excellence Awards.
Melanie Pizzey, Vice President Global Product Operations, made the
announcement. "We are extremely pleased to announce this year's Supplier
Excellence Award winners." This year TTI acknowledges the following suppliers
for their outstanding performance: Bourns, FCI, Kemet, KOA Speer, Phoenix
Contact, Tyco Raychem, Vishay Dale and Vishay Sprague.
Seven of the suppliers have been honored previously for their performance
and continue to rank among the winners. KEMET, KOA and Tyco Raychem have been
honored with the Platinum award which is the highest award level given.
Platinum achievement level requires five consecutive years of award
recognition, and continuous recognition each year to maintain Platinum status.
KEMET has earned the award 12 consecutive years -- every year TTI has
presented the awards. KOA has achieved recognition for 11 of the 12 years.
Raychem has won the award six consecutive years achieving Platinum status this
year. Bourns maintained Silver status, achieving its fourth consecutive year
of recognition, totaling seven awards for Bourns since 1995.
Since 1995, Vishay Dale has earned the award four times, FCI and Phoenix
Contact have achieved recognition twice, and this is the first year of
recognition for the Vishay Sprague division in North America.
The program is centered on quality measurements which include: on-time
delivery, receiving quality, customer quality, administrative quality and
business systems. In addition, there also are performance measurements
including sales results, profitability and percent growth.
The Supplier Excellence Program began in 1995 to foster continuous
improvement in supplier and distributor performance, by providing monthly
performance results to all suppliers. Overall supplier performance has
substantially improved since the inception of the recognition program.
About TTI, Inc.
Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, TTI, Inc. is the largest distributor
specialist of passive, interconnect and electromechanical components. TTI is
the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronic manufacturers
worldwide. TTI's extensive product line includes: resistors, capacitors,
connectors, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetic and circuit protection
components, wire and cable, identification products, application tools and
electromechanical devices. TTI is recognized as the industry's leader in
service and quality and provides a broad array of supply chain services to its
customer base. TTI employs 1,700 with more than 50 locations throughout North
America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI visit www.ttiinc.com.
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