Nikon Corporation Earns Intel's 2024 EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award with Safety Distinction

March 29, 2024

TOKYO - Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce that it has earned Intel's EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award with safety distinction. Through its dedication to Excellence, Partnership, Inclusion, and Continuous improvement (EPIC), Nikon has achieved a level of performance that consistently exceeds Intel's expectations.

“As one of the 29 Distinguished Supplier Award recipients in 2024, Nikon Corporation stands out among suppliers in Intel's trusted supply chain,” said Keyvan Esfarjani, chief global operations officer at Intel. “Through their relentless drive to improve, they have achieved a level of performance that consistently exceeds Intel's expectations and serves as a benchmark across the ecosystem.”

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 Supplier Award is the second-highest honor a supplier can achieve.

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.

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