Award recognizes suppliers who improve 3M's competitiveness
ST. PAUL, Minnesota, Oct. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide, was honored with the 2017 3M Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the company's contribution to improving 3M's competitiveness.
This year, 3M recognized 16 suppliers -- among thousands in its global supply base -- for world class performance in providing products and/or services. These suppliers were identified and rated based on strategic spend, contract compliance, actions taken to improve 3M's relevance and overall supplier performance (quality, delivery, responsiveness, cost, technology roadmaps). An awards ceremony was held October 3, 2018 at the 3M Innovation Center.
Omar Hoek, EVP of the Specialties BA commented, "It is an honor to be selected for this distinction. I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate the new Global Key Account Management team on this fantastic achievement and thank them for their efforts. This is a great recognition of our performance with 3M that we can all be very proud of."
"Supplier collaboration is critical to supply chain success," said Debora Fronczak, vice president, 3M Strategic Sourcing. "We are fortunate to work with great suppliers who are committed to fostering a relationship with 3M. These partnerships help us to serve our customers with innovative and valuable solutions. It's important that we recognize our most outstanding suppliers, and that's what this award is all about."