On May 21, 2011, three members of QED Technologies' Green Team participated in the City of Rochester's annual Clean Sweep program. As part of this year's Clean Sweep initiative, 3,000 volunteers collected more than 100 tons of litter and debris and participated in more than 100 beautification projects across the city.
As part of the Clean Sweep initiative and to complete a goal established by the QED Green Team for FY11, Ralph Scialo, Cathy Quinn and Karen Marsh volunteered to help clean up a veteran's memorial flower garden. The half-day project included weeding the overgrown plot, carrying and spreading mulch and planting new flowers in the garden and containers along the street.
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, announced that it was named as one of only eight companies receiving Intel Corporation's Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award for its performance in 2012. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation is recognized for its significant contributions in providing Intel with CMP slurries and pads, deemed essential to Intel's success.