St Paul - Fibre-based materials giant Ahlstrom-Munksjö has been honoured 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.
Announcing the award, Omar Hoek, EVP of the Specialties BA said: “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,” added 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.”