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Celestica Recognizes Suppliers With its 2013 Total Cost of Ownership Supplier Awards

Jun 13, 14 at 8:00 AM EDT

TORONTO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the winners of its 2013 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Awards. The awards honour suppliers who provide the best TCOO performance to Celestica and its customers by demonstrating excellence in quality, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility.

Celestica is pleased to congratulate the 2013 TCOO Supplier Award recipients:

  • Best TCOO Score Award:
          LFE Corporation
  • Best Ring Score Award:
          Avnet Electronics Marketing
  • Most Improved TCOO Score Award:
  • Most Technically Compliant Award:
          KOA Corporation
  • Best Distributor TCOO Score Award:
          Arrow Electronics, Inc
  • Best IT Technology Partner Award:
  • Best IT Services Partner Award:
          IBM Corporation and HCL Technologies
  • Best eCollaboration Award:
          Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
  • Partner for Growth Award:
          Hangzhou Dahe Thermo Magnetics Co., Ltd.
  • Best Technical Design Solutions Award:
          Broadcom Corporation
  • Best Design Partner Award:
          Gold Circuit Electronics Ltd.

In addition, Celestica would like to recognize the following honourees who made a significant contribution to its supply chain goals in 2013:

  • TCOO Score Award category:
          YanTat Printed Circuit and Molex Incorporated
  • Ring Score Award category:
          Future Electronics
  • Improved TCOO Score Award category:
          Kemet Electronics Corporation and NXP Semiconductors
  • Technical Compliance Award category:
          Best Ideal Limited and ON Semiconductor
  • eCollaboration Award category:
          Texas Instruments Incorporated
  • Technical Design Solutions Award:
          Delta Electronics, Inc. and LFE Corporation
  • Design Partner Award:
          Molex Incorporated and PMC-Sierra, Inc.

"As part of our strategy to operate a differentiated network which delivers unrivaled value to our customers, we are committed to ensuring Celestica has the right tools, processes and partners in place to drive innovation, speed and flexibility through our global supply chain", said Paul Blom, Chief Procurement Officer, Celestica. "This year's TCOO awards winners exemplify the attributes that support Celestica's supply chain strategy and overall business objectives. I would like to thank all of the winners and honourees for their ongoing commitment to the success of Celestica and our customers."

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:         Delivering superior products and services
Delivery:         Providing products and services at the right time, in the right quantity and at the right price
Technology:         Utilizing the best information, product manufacturing and delivery technologies
Service:         Placing the customer as the number one priority and ensuring communication across every step of the process
Pricing:         Delivering competitive pricing based on volume purchasing through global procurement
Flexibility:         Responding to customers' market demands for product, service and solution delivery worldwide

For further information on Celestica's TCOO Supplier Awards, please visit

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