Jun. 17, 2010 (Canada NewsWire Group) -- Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the winners of its 2009 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Awards. The awards honour suppliers who support Celestica's innovative approach to supply chain management and provide the best TCOO performance to Celestica and its customers by demonstrating excellence in quality, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility.
Celestica is pleased to congratulate the 2009 TCOO Supplier Award recipients:
<< - Best TCOO Score Award: Samtec, Inc. - Best Ring Score Award: Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc - Most Improved TCOO Score: WPG Electronics - Innovative Award: Indium Corporation - Execution Award: ON Semiconductor - Flexibility Award: ACME Alliance Asia Ltd. - Best Indirect Services Award: InterCall Inc - Most Technical Compliant Award: Rakon Ltd. - Best Regional TCOO Score - Americas: XPEDX Division of International Paper - Asia: Adampak Limited - Europe: Z Studio, spol. s r.o. >>
In addition, Celestica would like to recognize the following honourees who made a significant contribution to its supply chain goals in 2009:
<< - TCOO Score Award category: Viasystems Group, Inc., Daishinku Corp. - Ring Score Award category: Molex Incorporated, Tyco Electronics Ltd - Improved TCOO Score Award category: Omron Electronic and Mechanical Components Company, WUS Printed Circuit (Kunshan) Co., Ltd - Technical Compliance Award category: Gold Circuit Electronics Ltd., Walsin Technology Corporation >>
This marks the fourth 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: Delivering superior products and services Delivery: Providing products and services at the right time, in the right quantity and at the right price Technology: Utilizing the best information, product manufacturing and delivery technologies Service: Placing the customer as the number one priority and ensuring communication across every step of the process Pricing: Delivering competitive pricing based on volume purchasing through global procurement Flexibility: Responding to customers' market demands for product, service and solution delivery worldwide >>
"Delivering the lowest total cost to our customers and enabling a supply chain that drives speed, flexibility and responsiveness is one of the highest priorities at Celestica," said Harvinder Sembhi, Chief Procurement Officer, Celestica. "We are proud to partner with suppliers who share our passion in achieving this objective and I am pleased to congratulate the winners of the 2009 TCOO Supplier Awards. I would also like to thank the award recipients and honourees for their ongoing commitment to our supply chain strategy."
For more information on Celestica's TCOO Supplier Awards, please visit www.celestica.com.
Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified global operations network and information technology platform, we are solid partners who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our customers to succeed in the markets they serve. Committed to providing a truly differentiated customer experience, our agile and adaptive employees share a proud history of demonstrated expertise and creativity that provides our customers with the ability to overcome any challenge.
For further information on Celestica, visit its website at http://www.celestica.com.
The company's security filings can also be accessed at http://www.sedar.com and http://www.sec.gov.
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