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Henkel Receives Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award

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Henkel Receives Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Press release date: April 24, 2007

IRVINE, California, April 24, 2007 - Henkel was named a recipient of Intel Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for outstanding performance in providing products and services deemed essential to Intel's success. The company was recognized for its efforts in supplying Intel with die attach adhesives and underfill materials. Henkel and 43 additional PQS award winners were honored at a celebration in Burlingame, California on March 27. "We are extremely honored to be a recipient of this prestigious award," says Patrick Trippel, president of the electronics group of Henkel. "Our entire team has an unyielding commitment to the development of superior quality electronics materials and it is gratifying to have that dedication recognized by an organization like Intel that has such high standards." "Henkel continues to provide outstanding support and quality with dedicated focus on continuous improvement," said Jeff Selvala, director, Assembly Test Global Materials. "Henkel partnered with Intel on future products and services due to their leadership in the screen printable encapsulate area with great results." The PQS award is part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Improvement (SCQI) process that encourages suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must score 80 percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, delivery, technology and responsiveness goals. Suppliers must also manage and deliver on a challenging improvement plan and a quality systems assessment. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at Intel also recognized PQS award winners on March 27, 2007 with an advertisement in the U.S., Europe, and Asian editions of The Wall Street Journal. About Henkel Henkel is one of the world's leading and most progressive providers of qualified, compatible material sets for semiconductor packaging, board level assembly and advanced soldering solutions. Through its Hysol, Loctite and Multicore brands, and its global customer support infrastructure, the electronics group of Henkel delivers world-class materials products, process expertise and total solutions across the board to enable tomorrow's electronics industry. Henkel, a Fortune Global 500 company, operates in three strategic business areas: Home Care; Personal Care; and Adhesives, Sealants and Surface Treatments, which serves the transportation, electronics, aerospace, metal, durable goods, consumer goods, maintenance and repair and packaging industries, and offers a broad range of products for the craftsman and consumer. In fiscal 2005 Henkel generated sales of 11.974 billion euros. A leader in brands and technologies, Henkel makes people's lives easier, better, and more beautiful. More than 50,000 employees work for Henkel worldwide. People in 125 countries around the world trust in brands and technologies from Henkel - "A Brand like a Friend." For more information about Henkel and additional information about products, please visit our website at CONTACT: Doug Dixon (949)789-2517


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