This year’s winners are: Altana; Asahi Kasei Group; Chemours; Eastman Chemical Company; Element Fleet Management; HCL Technologies; LyondellBasell; Oxiteno; Rhenus Group; Rianlon Corporation; and Wanhua Chemical.
“Congratulations to our 2017 Supplier of the Year award winners who are being recognized for their contributions to Axalta and for being great business partners,” Axalta Chairman and CEO Charles Shaver said. “Having suppliers who understand us and know our priorities has been extremely important to our success and positions us well for continued strong performance. We are steadfast in our commitment to providing customers with the highest levels of service and fit for purpose products. To do that, we need top suppliers who can partner with us to provide products on-time and to the proper specifications. Each of our Supplier of the Year award winners has a proven track record of delivering time and again. We thank them for their partnership and commitment to performance.”
Suppliers were selected based on their ability to meet specific Quality, Service, Technology, and Value criteria, as well as their ability to meet Axalta’s Compliance & Sustainability Requirements.
“We are proud that each Supplier of the Year award winner is committed to providing exceptional products or services to Axalta in an ethical way, with minimal impact to the environment,” Shaver said. “Sustainability is integral to our growth strategy and our reputation and we expect the same strong commitment to sustainability from our supplier partners.”
“We are delighted to recognize and celebrate with our 2017 Suppliers of the Year,” added Dan Key, Axalta SVP of Operations, Procurement, and Supply Chain. “We recognize that our success as a company starts at the beginning of our supply chain, with the components that go into our products and the services that help us deliver our products to our customers around the globe. We are grateful to have partners that are committed to helping us serve our customers and achieve our business goals.”