Nestlé USA awarded Rockwell Automation its 2014 North America Procurement Supplier of the Year award for technical procurement – maintenance, repair and operations (MRO). Nestlé USA also commended Rockwell Automation for its superior ability to communicate its supplier relationship management scorecard throughout Rockwell Automation’s organisation, using it to gauge its performance as a supplier to Nestlé.
Andy Murray, head of technical procurement, Nestlé said: “Rockwell Automation is one of our key strategic suppliers, and I’m proud of all our collaborative efforts. It’s a great pleasure to present this award to Rockwell Automation.”
Keith Nosbusch, chairperson and CEO, Rockwell Automation said: “We pride ourselves on working with the best companies in the world, and Nestlé is certainly one. Nestlé was our first global account, and our relationship is the benchmark that we use to measure all others.“
The goal of the Nestlé Supplier Relationship Program is to strengthen and develop relationships between Nestlé USA and its key suppliers, creating more value for both organisations.
Rockwell Automation, headquartered in Milwaukee, is the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information serving customers in more than 80 countries. Nestlé USA is one of the most admired food companies in the world.