Rockwell now a Michelin preferred supplier
Michelin has strengthened its relationship with Rockwell Automation with the signing of a four-year preferred supplier agreement. As per the agreement, Rockwell will supply tyre manufacturing automation and control equipment to Michelin facilities all over the world.
“We are pleased to consolidate our relationship with Rockwell Automation,” said Michelin Group chief procurement officer Luc Minguet. “The agreement changes their status from a Michelin supplier to a preferred partner. It’s the result of a long, successful relationship and renewed commitment made by Rockwell Automation to provide Michelin with innovative products and high-valued solutions.”
“Our partnership with Michelin goes far beyond a supplier-customer relationship,” said Hedwig Maes, president of Rockwell Automation’s European and Middle East region. “Rockwell Automation will now fully support Michelin’s global growth strategy. Our two-tiered support model features a global account team close to Michelin headquarters, and a worldwide network of local Rockwell Automation resources that support day-to-day operations and maintenance of Michelin’s production plants, whether they’re located in Europe, the US, Latin America or the Asia-Pacific region.”