Securitas USA Receives Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Parsippany, NJ | 9 March 2009

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. has received Intel Corporation's Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award recognizing their significant contributions to Intel in 2008. Securitas USA supplies Intel with security services, deemed essential to Intel's success. Securitas USA and 25 additional suppliers are recognized as 2008 PQS award winners.

"Securitas is honored to be recognized by Intel for this award for the third consecutive year and fifth time in six years. The SCQI Program has been a great asset to us and helped position Securitas as the Premier Security Provider in the High Tech Market Segment. It has enabled our team at Intel to become a role model within our company for the development of ‘best practices' and a leader in driving global Sustainability efforts for the company," said Will Pettee, global account manager, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

"Securitas continues to demonstrate uncompromised commitment to excellence in their service delivery and key results. Innovation, efficiency, continuous improvement, and a ‘can-do' attitude are embedded in their undertakings. They are exceptionally responsive to changes in the business or risk environment, and are proactive in ensuring their services align with and anticipate evolving needs," said Steve Lund, Corporate Security director, Intel Corporation.

The PQS award is part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) program 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/business systems assessment. Furthermore, the 2008 awardees had to demonstrate basic compliance to the Electronic Industry Code of Conduct and Intel's Green Sustainability Program. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at

Celebrations will be held in Tokyo, Japan and Santa Clara, California during the month of March 2009 to honor the PQS award winners. In addition, there will be an online advertisement launch and acknowledgement on Intel's website.

About Securitas

Securitas is a world leader in security with 12% of the world-wide market share and 18% of the U.S. market. It has approximately 250,000 employees in more than 30 countries in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The company focuses on providing security solutions that fit each customer's individual needs. Core offerings include, Specialized guarding, Mobile services, Monitoring, and Consulting and Investigation services.

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