Linde North America Receives Award for Excellence in Support of Federal Agency
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Press release date: November 1, 2010
Murray Hill & New Providence, New Jersey, U.S., November 1, 2010 - Linde North America was presented with the Vendor Excellence Award from the Defense Logistics Agency. In presenting the award, the Agency cited Linde's ability to provide value, enhance efficiency and ensure timely communication to assist in its efforts to meet the critical needs of U.S. military missions around the world.
Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company. The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), located in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the Department of Defense's largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries.
"This is the federal government's way of recognizing Linde for helping it keep costs down while providing a reliable supply of products and superior service so it could, in turn, support the various military missions around the world despite short-notice requirements and unforeseen obstacles," said Jim Stanley, head of government and inside sales.
Among the products Linde supplies under contract to DLA are helium to military bases in the U.S. and overseas for applications such as weather balloons, as well as oxygen for breathing gases for aviators and nitrogen for various purging and inerting operations at military installations around the world.
"I extend my congratulations to Linde for this prestigious DLA award," said Peg Meehan, director, office of small business programs for DLA. "You truly deserve it."
The Linde Group is a world leading gases and engineering company with almost 48,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2009 financial year it achieved sales of EUR 11.2 billion (USD 15.3 billion). The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards sustainable earnings-based growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services.
Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment - in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. Linde is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
For more information, visit Linde North America online at http://www.lindeus.com