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The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group has signed a comprehensive global procurement agreement with HUBER+SUHNER AG, a leading global manufacturer of connectivity solutions for radio frequency, fiber optics and low frequency technologies.
The global framework agreement ensures the support of HUBER+SUHNER for optimal worldwide components supplies and technical consultation. At the same time, it stabilizes the status of HUBER+SUHNER as a preferred supplier and lays the foundation for continuing and enhancing an intensive working relationship.
Manufacturing high tech Rohde & Schwarz products poses complex challenges for the group's supply chain. Deliveries of electronic assemblies and subsystems must be on time, high quality and economical. Peter Schlindwein, Vice President of Corporate Procurement at Rohde & Schwarz, says, "We need suppliers who provide us flexible and competent support to meet market demands. In this regard, global agreements are important steps for cooperation as equals."
Rohde & Schwarz has been cooperating with HUBER+SUHNER for many years. Reto Bolt, COO of HUBER+SUHNER's Radio Frequency Division, says, "We are proud to have leading companies like Rohde & Schwarz as key accounts. This long term cooperation drives us to develop future oriented solutions for our mutual market success."
About Rohde & Schwarz
The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group offers innovative solutions in the following business fields: test and measurement, broadcast and media, cybersecurity, secure communications, radiomonitoring and radiolocation. Founded more than 80 years ago, this independent company has an extensive sales and service network and is present in more than 70 countries. The electronics group is among the world market leaders in its established business fields. On June 30, 2015, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 9900 employees. The group achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.83 billion in the 2014/2015 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and also has strong regional hubs in Asia and the USA.
About HUBER+SUHNER Group
HUBER+SUHNER, a global company with headquarters in Switzerland, develops and produces components and system solutions for electrical and optical connectivity. HUBER+SUHNER serves customers in the three markets of Communication, Transportation and Industrial, providing them with cables, connectors and systems developed for the three core technologies of Radio Frequency, Fibre Optics and Low Frequency. HUBER+SUHNER products are characterised by supreme performance, quality, reliability and durability – even under the toughest of external conditions. The company's global production network, combined with group companies and agencies, ensures that HUBER+SUHNER is close to its customers in over 60 countries.