Pirelli recognises suppliers’ excellence
Pirelli has introduced a Suppliers Awards for the first time, aimed at recognising quality, innovation and competitiveness, in addition to improving the company’s partner relationships. Inaugurating the Pirelli Suppliers’ Awards the company nominated its best suppliers of 2011, as chairman and CEO, Marco Tronchetti Provera and chief purchasing officer, Carlo Costa presided over the ceremony held at the company’s Milan headquarters.
Pirelli says it recognised suppliers who distinguished themselves in 2011 by their quality, innovation, speed, total cost, sustainability, global presence and level of service. The award winners were: PT. Aneka Bumi Pratama, Columbian Chemicals Company, HF Tire Tech Group, Nynas AB, Rhodia SA, Styron GMBH, Techedge SpA, and Value Team SpA.
During the ceremony, Tronchetti Provera outlined the Pirelli group’s industrial strategy with its focus on the premium segment, in which it aims to be world leader by 2015. Costa explained the strategy for choosing partners and the relationship with suppliers within the context of a premium industrial and commercial approach.
As well as recognising supplier excellence, the annual award will serve as a means of constantly improving the partner relationship and the quality of the service offers, Pirelli stated.