Trelleborg receives two supplier quality awards from AGCO

Trelleborg has received an AGCO 2015 Best Quality Performance Award in China and 2015 EAME Supplier of the Year Logistics Award.

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Trelleborg has been named AGCO 2015 ‘Best Quality Performance’ for China and received the AGCO EAME 2015 ‘Supplier of the Year’ in the “Logistics” category.

Paolo Pompei, President Agricultural & Forestry Tires at Trelleborg Wheel Systems, says, “This double recognition of Trelleborg as a partner to AGCO is an exceptional achievement for us and a testament to the commitment that we share with AGCO; to improve the efficiency, productivity and sustainability of future farming. We are extremely proud of these awards since they acknowledge the huge efforts Trelleborg is making to support joint-initiatives with AGCO.”

The ‘Best Quality Performance’ award in China was presented on November 19, at AGCO’s Chinese facility in Chanzhou, during the first local AGCO supplier day. The theme of the day was ‘Working together today to achieve extraordinary results for tomorrow.”

At the award ceremony, Sandy Luo, Senior Sales and Marketing Manager China at Trelleborg Wheel Systems Agricultural and Forestry Tires, received the ‘2015 Best Quality Performance’ award from Josip Tomasevic, VP, Global Purchasing & Material, AGCO.

Tomasevic comments, “Trelleborg is one of the technology leaders for innovative solutions on the market; providing comfort, safety and improving sustainable farming. The implementation of Trelleborg’s manufacturing footprint, matching with AGCO’s strategy, allows Trelleborg to develop reactivity towards our customers’ requirements. Trelleborg has supported AGCO’s global platform strategy since 2011, when it opened a manufacturing facility in China for AGCO’s Global series tractors, proving its full support to ACGO’s plan to expand production in China in the coming years.”

The AGCO EAME 2015 ‘Supplier of the Year’ in the “Logistics” category, was presented to Trelleborg on November 24 at the AGCO Fendt facility in Marktoberdorf, Germany. Pompei received the award from Buelent Ileri, Director Transportation and Logistics, EAME. At the event, AGCO outlined its vision and future plans to ensure industry-leading quality thanks to the support of its most valuable partners.  

Pompei says, “The ‘Supplier of the Year – Logistics’ award went to Trelleborg because we matched all of AGCO’s requirements: flexibility to adapt, agility, transparency in the provision of logistical services, continuous improvement and the way we communicate. In 2015, Trelleborg demonstrated a significant commitment to adapt production and supply in a changing market environment, implementing high class flexible logistics processes to support AGCO’s daily needs, global footprint and long term strategy.”

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