12th Annual Rexam Supplier Awards

Rexam brought together 75 suppliers from 47 different companies to recognise accomplishments in driving growth within the beverage can industry recently at its 12th annual Rexam Supplier Awards.

AkzoNobel was declared ‘Supplier of the Year’ for its collaborative approach to developing a global partnership with Rexam that is underpinned with comprehensive local plant support. In addition, AkzoNobel received the Excellence Award for Quality for consistently supplying outstanding product quality throughout their six-year partnership with Rexam.

Sandvik won ‘The Rexam Way Award’, which is given to suppliers who demonstrate the core Rexam values of Trust, Teamwork, Continuous Improvement, Recognition and Safety.

Henkel took the Excellence Award for Supply, by demonstrating its dependable and punctual delivery of projects as well as its reliability in facing challenges head-on.

Actega was given the Award for Excellence in Cost through implementing cost savings which were six-times higher than their target.

Alex Jennings, chief procurement officer for Rexam, says, “In 2014, we were honoured to work with suppliers who, once again, went above and beyond to enable us to deliver cost-effective, sustainable and innovative beverage packaging. Together with our suppliers, we share a common goal and mission: to delight our customers with the perfect can, every time.

Our suppliers have a significant impact on the can-making process across many touch points and these awards are recognition of their endeavours and achievements in delivering the same level of value and quality to Rexam, that our customers expect from us. We pride ourselves on the collaborative relationships we have with our suppliers and appreciate the efforts they go to in order to consistently perform across all areas of our Supplier Excellence Programme.”

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