Bradford, Pa. – KOA Corporation announced it has been awarded a 2013 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Award from Celestica, a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. The awards program recognizes suppliers that support Celestica's TCOO strategy and demonstrate excellence in quality, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility.
"We are extremely pleased to receive this award," Mr. Shigeharu Shimizu, General Manager of KOA Corporation, said. "Additionally, achieving this award represents the dedication of all KOA employees to our customers and their commitment to excellence."
This marks the eighth 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, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility.
“Congratulations to KOA Corporation for being recognized as the winner of this year’s Most Technically Compliant Award,” said Paul Blom, Chief Procurement Officer, Celestica. “KOA Corporation is a two-time winner of this award and continues to demonstrate outstanding quality and service time, allowing Celestica to respond faster to end-market demands and drive speed and flexibility through the supply chain.”
KOA Corporation, whose global presence includes corporate headquarters in Japan, and sales locations in the USA, Germany, China and Singapore, offers a wide range of products which include thick and thin film resistors, current sensing resistors and resistor arrays; thermal sensors, fuses and varistors; wire wound, multilayer, power and thin film inductors; LTCC's and modules. KOA Speer Electronics, an affiliate of KOA Corporation, has served the electronics industry since 1980. Visit www.koaspeer.com