KOA Speer Electronics Inc. announced that it was presented the Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perfect Order Index (POI) award for 2013. KOA Speer received the platinum  award for the highest level of performance in the passive electromechanical components category.

Arrow's POI awards honor suppliers that achieve best-in-class performance by delivering "perfect orders" as measured by Arrow's eight-point measurement system. Among other criteria, suppliers are measured on orders that are free of defects and delivered at the right time.

"We are extremely proud to be recognized for our company's commitment to excellence for our customers," stated Mr. Jeff Rice, President of KOA Speer Electronics. "This award reflects the diligence and dedication of all KOA Speer employees to our customers and continually fulfilling their needs."

 "On behalf of Arrow, we would like to congratulate KOA Speer and thank them for their dedication to continuous improvement and their commitment to guiding innovation forward," said Don Elario, global director of quality at Arrow. "Our customers continue to validate and drive the importance of process partnerships in today's supply chain. It's the spirit of collaboration and a commitment to improve that enable us to align critical information in the end-to-end order process."