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Manufacturing strategist HANZA Holding AB, listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, was appointed Supplier of the Year by the multinational corporation 3M at a supplier conference at Langenthaal, Switzerland.
”We are proud and honored over this award which is in fierce competition with other reputable partners of 3M”, said Thomas Lindström, Senior Vice President, Head of Business Solutions at HANZA. "The award is a confirmation that HANZA's unique, cluster-focused business model creates high customer value.”
HANZA has been manufacturing partner for 3M for a number of years in the field of electronics and mechanics and has grown strongly in recent years.
The award was motivated as follows:
”They have managed to achieve 100% quality responsiveness despite of the high-volume production, and also constantly value our partnership through cost optimization projects. They focus on sustainability and innovation and by showing a high level of flexibility as well they provide long term benefit to 3M, which we highly appreciate.”
3M, headquartered in Saint Paul, MN, is a multinational corporation with approximately 100,000 employees internationally offering over 50,000 products, including graphic and optical systems, electrical and tele communications, and office supplies.
HANZA modernizes and streamlines the manufacturing industry. We create shorter lead time with more environmentally friendly processes and increase profitability for clients by bringing together different manufacturing technologies locally. Founded in 2008, HANZA today has an annual revenue of 1.8 billion SEK and operates in Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic and China. Among HANZA’s clients are leading companies like ABB, Epiroc, Getinge, Saab Defense och Siemens. For more information visit www.hanza.com