Electrolux held its fifth Supplier Awards event, recognizing its top direct material and logistics suppliers. Selected from more than 2,000 suppliers, thirty finalists gathered for the event at Electrolux headquarter in Stockholm. The focus this year was on sustainability, which has a key role in Electrolux Group’s strategy. Highlights from the discussions included how to lower the carbon footprint and increase energy-efficiency in the supply chain, as well as how connected products can help reduce environmental impact. “Our suppliers are crucial partners in ensuring quality and innovation in our appliances, and truly help Electrolux shape living for the better for millions of people – commented Jonas Samuelson, President and CEO of Electrolux -. We want to acknowledge their excellent performance and value to Electrolux”.
Winners were awarded in three categories: here are the winners for the different categories.
The Supplier Excellence Award recognizes operational excellence in product development, price competitiveness, quality and the supply chain, as well as social and environmental practices. Suppliers nominated for this award have demonstrated a sustainable performance record that – explained the company – enables Electrolux factories to produce the most competitive home appliances with the best quality.
The winners are: Selettra (Major Appliances EMEA), Brazeway (Major Appliances North America), HongBaoLi (Major Appliances Latin America), H&T (Major Appliances Asia-Pacific), Chunju (Home Care & Small Domestic Appliances), Infinity (Professional).
The Supplier Innovation Awards recognizes collaboration between Electrolux and its suppliers to develop new innovative components that make a difference to Group products and consumers.
The winners are: Plast & Texer (Kitchen, Cold category), Armeton (Laundry), Constructa Sistemi (Kitchen, Hot category), Flex (Floor care), Tempestive (Professional).
The Global Logistics Award recognizes the logistics company that provides the highest quality of service, on-time delivery, performance, cost competitiveness and sustainability practices.
The winner is: CMA CGM.