Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 25, 2015 – DuPont Performance Polymers received the 2015 Overall Performance Award from MAHLE business unit Filtration and Engine Peripherals in recognition of quality and supply chain excellence and zero recorded incidents in MAHLE global supply chains.
According to Johann Meier, vice president purchasing – Filtration and Engine Peripherals: “Quality is our number one criteria when we look for new suppliers. DuPont is a trusted partner with support and services in every region that timely supplies high quality product, which has ensured, over time, continuous production in our manufacturing operations across the world, we are therefore delighted to honor DuPont with this award”.
Rudy van Engen, sales manager, Central and Eastern Europe, DuPont Performance Polymers accepted the award at MAHLE’s inaugural celebration earlier this month. “We are very proud to have won an award from one of the key global suppliers to the automotive industry which reflects the commitment to excellence from DuPont teams around the world,” he said. “We would like to thank everyone at MAHLE Filtration and Engine Peripherals business unit for their trust and confidence in DuPont. We consider the award as clear recognition of the quality of our products, services and supply chain.”
MAHLE and DuPont have a long standing relationship, working in partnership, to help find materials-based solutions to solve complex technical challenges and to help improve efficiency and reduce total cost. In addition to providing application development and technical support, DuPont supplies MAHLE in 13 countries with a broad range of advanced materials for powertrain components, including DuPont™ Zytel® PLUS high performance polyamide and Hytrel® TPC/ET.
MAHLE is a leading international supplier to the automotive industry. With its products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, the group addresses all the crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology—from engine systems and components to filtration to thermal management. In 2014, the group generated sales of EUR 9.94 billion with around 66,000 employees. Today, MAHLE is represented in over 30 countries with 170 production locations.
DuPont Performance Polymers is committed to working with customers throughout the world to develop new products, components and systems that help reduce dependence on fossil fuels and protect people and the environment. With more than 40 manufacturing, development and research centres throughout the world, DuPont Performance Polymers uses the industry’s broadest portfolio of plastics, elastomers, renewably sourced polymers, filaments and high-performance parts and shapes to deliver cost-effective solutions to customers in aerospace, automotive, consumer, electrical, electronic, industrial, sporting goods and other diversified industries.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.
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