“As one of only 26 Distinguished Supplier Award recipients across the Intel global supply chain, Murata Machinery, Ltd. has been crucial to Intel’s success while offering agility and flexibility during the ongoing volatile supply chain environment,” said Keyvan Esfarjani, EVP and Chief Global Operations Officer at Intel. “They have provided exceptional collaboration and commitment toward safety, quality, diversity & inclusion, and exceeded our expectations in support of Intel’s supply chain operational excellence. Earning this award speaks to their dedication to Intel values and their partnership.”
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 2022, only 26 suppliers in the Intel supply chain network earned this award.
To qualify for an Intel EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award, suppliers must exceed expectations, meet aggressive performance goals, and score 80 percent or higher in performance assessments throughout the year. Suppliers must also meet 80 percent or more of their improvement plan deliverables and demonstrate formidable quality and business systems.
Muratec VORTEX® spinning technology
Muratec was the first in the world to succeed in putting the VORTEX® spinning technology into practical use.
By using this unique spinning technology that utilizes vortexes of compressed air, a single machine carries out all three spinning processes of roving, spinning and winding to produce “VORTEX® yarns that have various functional uses.
Many value-added or differentiated products have been developed all over the world by using VORTEX® yarns. Muratec’s technology has contributed to successfully developing new markets for spinning companies and apparel manufacturers.