Press Room

2001 / 03 / 27

ASE Inc receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 27, 2001 – ASE, Inc. has been named a recipient of Intel Corporation’s 2000 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for outstanding performance in providing products and services deemed essential to Intel’s success. ASE was awarded for providing Intel with IC packaging and test services. ASE and 24 additional PQS award winners will be honored at a celebration in Burlingame, California on March 27.

“Dedication to quality and continuous improvement is highly valued by Intel, ” said Gidu Shroff, vice president, Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group and director of Materials. “The recipients of this year’s awards have demonstrated commitment through top-notch performance in their respective industries. This award recognizes their commitment, and also their contribution to Intel’s success. We are proud to be associated with the recipients of this award.”

“This year’s award-winning suppliers delivered world-class products and services to their customers while providing outstanding attention to affordability, innovation and excellence, ” said Jai Hakhu, vice president, Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group and general manager of Technology Manufacturing Engineering.

“ASE is honored to receive the Intel Preferred Quality Supplier Award for year 2000, ” said Dr Leonard Liu, President of ASE Inc. “It is especially rewarding to be recognized for our team’s continuous improvement process which ensures that ASE delivers high quality products and services to Intel and our other customers.”

PQS awards are part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) process to encourage suppliers to strive for excellence. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must score highly on a quality systems assessment and a supplier report card, as well as meet challenging performance expectations against an improvement plan.

Intel will also recognize PQS award winners with an advertisement in the Wall Street Journal and the Asian Wall Street Journal on March 29.

Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Additional information about Intel is available at

ASE Inc is one of the world’s largest independent providers of semiconductor packaging services and, together with its subsidiary ASE Test Limited, one of the world’s largest independent providers of semiconductor testing services, including front-end engineering testing, wafer probing and final testing services. With advanced-process technological capabilities and a global presence spanning Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and the United States, ASE has established a reputation for reliable, high quality products and services. For more information, visit the Web site,

We provide a variety of packaging and test services for Intel’s high performance semiconductor chips, complementing our customer’s strategic mix of internal and external manufacturing capacity. Most of these services are carried out from our key sites in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and Penang, Malaysia.


About ASE, Inc.

ASE, Inc. is the leading global provider of semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly and test. Alongside a broad portfolio of established assembly and test technologies, ASE is also delivering innovative advanced packaging and system-in-package solutions to meet growth momentum across a broad range of end markets, including 5G, AI, Automotive, High-Performance Computing, and more. To learn about our advances in SiP, Fan-out, MEMS & Sensor, Flip Chip, and 2.5D, 3D & TSV technologies, all ultimately geared towards applications to improve lifestyle and efficiency, please visit: or follow us on on LinkedIn and X: @aseglobal.