Electrolux Group recognized the outstanding performance of its top suppliers from around the world at the annual Supplier Awards event yesterday, livestreamed from Porcia in Italy.
Introducing the awards were Electrolux Group leaders including CEO and President Jonas Samuelson, Chief Operations Officer Carsten Franke, Head of Product Line Taste Dan Arler, VP Group Sustainability Vanessa Butani and Chief Procurement Officer Filippo Milanese.
“Congratulations to our outstanding suppliers who have truly exemplified excellence. Your commitment to quality, innovation and collaboration have not only set you apart but elevated our collective success,” says Milanese.
At the ceremony, seven awards were presented in the following categories: Operational Excellence – Direct Material and Service Provider, Consumer Experience Award – Taste, Care and Wellbeing, Sustainability and Supplier of the Year.
The 2023 Suppliers Awards winners are:
Supplier of the Year
The Supplier of the Year Award recognizes the supplier that has distinguished itself by making the biggest impact in terms of value creation for Electrolux Group.
Apart from delivering consistently high performing products, SEF Tech has proven its commitment to excellence by being proactive, transparent and results oriented in all aspects of the business relationship.
Operational Excellence Awards
The Operational Excellence Awards – Direct Material and Service Provider – recognize excellence in value creation, supply chain flexibility, as well as service quality.
Grupporeco distinguishes itself as a top supplier by being results oriented, creative and innovative in its problem-solving approaches and quick to respond to changes in market demands.
AT&T has proven great quality as a partner, actively supporting Electrolux Group’s sustainability goals as well as creating tailored solutions, so the company can focus on being more global, automated and digitalized.
Consumer Experience Awards
The Consumer Experience Awards – Taste, Care and Wellbeing – recognize suppliers who collaborate with Electrolux Group to help create better consumer experiences.
Founded in France, EuroKera has provided outstanding support over the years, offering continuous year-on-year cost efficiencies, net operating working capital improvements, high quality levels and mostly disruption-free deliveries to all the Group’s production sites.
Based in China, Liandong has demonstrated a high level of technical expertise when supporting on complexity reduction – offering innovative and creative solutions to reduce complexity and time, optimize investments, usage of sub-components and all while keeping a good quality level.
Taller fully supports Electrolux Group’s speed to market deep-dive analysis and helps drive operational excellence.
The Sustainability Award recognizes the supplier that has made the most progress towards the Electrolux Group sustainability targets including climate neutrality in operations by 2030 and across the entire value chain by 2050.
Nidec Global Appliance
Nidec GA proactively shares details and background of its sustainability progress, and has implemented an environmental, social and governance materiality steering committee, demonstrating commitment and integration of sustainability into its own business.
Congratulations also to all the finalists for their contributions in 2023:
Arma Filtre, Meituo, Jinjiale, Kerry Logistics, Nidec Instruments (America) Corporation, Braskem and Suzhou Chungju.