Philippine Quality Award

The Philippine Quality Award (PQA) is the highest national recognition for exemplary organizational performance of private and public organizations in the country.

Former President Fidel V. Ramos in his Executive Order No. 448, series of 1997, establishing the Philippine Quality Award and Creating the Philippine Quality Award Committee, Section 8.b. state that: “The Award Administrators shall be the Philippine Society for Quality Control for the private sector and the Development Academy of the Philippines for the public sector. The Award Administrators shall disseminate award application and information materials, receive award applications and provide secretarial services for the Team of Assessors.”


Award given to an organization that has achieved the highest level of excellence and is recognized as a global and national role model

United Laboratories Inc.


The organization should have demonstrated, through its practices and achievements, superior results clearly linked to robust management systems. It should exhibit practices, which other organizations can learn from and should serve as role models for other organizations in the Philippines.

2006          First Sumiden Circuits, Inc.
2005          NYK-Fil Ship Management, Inc.
2003          Panasonic Mobile Communications
                      Corporation of the Phils.
2001          Intel Philippines Manufacturing Inc.
                      Integrated Microelectronics, Inc.


The organization should have demonstrated through implementation of quality and productivity management principles, significant progress in building sound and notable processes. It should have a documented and solid approach to system-level quality and productivity management and has been implementing quality and productivity improvement plans and procedures.

                      ROHM Electronics Philippines, Inc.
                      SMC Yamamura Fuso Molds Corporation
                      STMicroelectronics, Inc.
                      San Miguel Yamamura Asia Corporation
2011          NYK-TDG eBusiness Corporation
                      Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology
                      Sunpower Philippines Manufacturing, Ltd.
2008          First Philippine Industrial Corporation
                      Sutherland Global Services
2005          University of Santo Tomas
                      Centro Escolar University
2004          United Laboratories, Inc.
                      First Sumiden Circuits, Inc.
2002          PSi Technologies, Inc.
2000          Philips Semiconductors (Phils.), Inc.
                      Texas Instruments (Phils.), Inc.
1999          AMI Semiconductor, Inc.
                      City Government of Marikina
1998          Amkor Technology, Inc.
                      Data General, (now Acbel Polytech Inc.)


The organization should have demonstrated its serious commitment to improvement in order to achieve quality excellence. It should have planted the seeds of quality and productivity and is working towards reaping long-term benefits of the efforts.

2014          Department of Science and Technology – Region II
                      Colegio de San Juan Letran – Manila
                      Lyceum of the Philippines University – Laguna
                      Lyceum of the Philippines University-Manila
                      Zamboanga Polymedic Hospital Inc.
                      Philippine Association of Colleges and
                      Universities Commission on Accreditation
                      Department of Science and Technology Region XI
                      Philippine Information Agency
2012          Lyceum of the Philippines University – Batangas
                      Don Bosco Technical College
                      Optodev, Inc.
                      Thomson Reuters Pte. Ltd., Philippine Branch
                      Department of Science and Technology Region IX
                      Metals Industry Research and Development Council
                      RCM Manufacturing, Inc.
                      Mariwasa Siam Ceramics, Inc.
2009          John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation -Arevalo Inc.
                      National Economic Development Authority Region 1
                      Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and
                      Natural Resources Research and Devt.
2007          Airlift Asia, Inc.
2006          Johnson & Johnson (Philippines), Inc. (Consumer Division)
                      National Transmission Corporation
                      National Economic Development Authority Region 1
2005          John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation- Arevalo, Inc.
2004          MOOG Controls Corporation
                      National Economic Development Authority Region 1
2003          Indo Phil Group of Companies
2002          ON Semiconductor Phils.
                      Cypress Semiconductor Phils
2000          Astec Power, Inc
                      City Government of Makati
                      PSi Technologies, Inc.
1999          PSi Technologies, Inc.
                      National Statistics Office
1998          AMI Semiconductor, Inc.
                      City Government of Marikina
                      Electronic Assemblies, Inc.
                      San Miguel Yamamura Asia Corp.
                      Yazaki-Torres Manufacturing, Inc.

PSQ Objectives

The Society aims to promote quality awareness and practices in both the private and public sectors through seminars, conferences, publications and awareness campaigns, promote the development of members in quality leadership and technology, advocate total quality management and recognition of outstanding quality companies as a way of institutionalizing quality, link with international organizations for updates in recent trends and latest technologies.

Our Affiliations: American Society for Quality (ASQ), Global Benchmarking Network (GBN), Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO), Philippine Quality Award (PQA) of Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries, and Quality and Productivity Association of the Philippines (QPAP), Inc.

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