Pirelli honours nine partners with Supplier Awards 2016

Pirelli focuses strongly on its collaboration with suppliers and considers key business partners for the success of its corporate strategy. Global presence, innovation, quality, speed, sustainability and level of service were the evaluation criteria Pirelli used to select the nine companies that have received the “Supplier Awards 2016”. This fifth edition of the awards took place in Milan, where the CEO and Executive Vice Chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera, along with the Director of the Milan company’s Procurement Department, Pierluigi de Cancellis, honoured nine companies operating in various sectors: from ones that organise events to others supplying strategic IT solutions and from those specialised in logistics to raw-material producers. The following companies are the protagonists of the 2016 Pirelli Supplier Awards: Glanzstoff Sicrem, an Italian manufacturer of textile reinforcement materials; Trinseo, an American group specialised in synthetic rubber; Wuxi Quechen Silicon Chemical, a Chinese supplier of silicon; Birla, an Indian supplier of carbon black; Prashida Aneka Niaga Tbk, an Indonesian supplier of natural rubber; Hewlett Packard Enterprise, a leading US IT company; Alpha Technologies, an American company producing laboratory instruments for R&D; Fandango, an Italian event organiser; and, lastly, DHL Express, a German logistics group. Pierluigi de Cancellis, said: “The Pirelli focus is increasingly on the Premium segment, sharing with its suppliers a business approach in which flexibility, speed, transparency and commitment to ongoing and sustainable innovation form the bases of the supply relationship. This is why the relationship can be described as a true partnership, centred on shared growth and looking to the future. As well as raw-material suppliers, this year we have rewarded companies operating in logistics and IT, demonstrating  multiple and diversified skills, combined with those of our Group, which help further Pirelli’s success thanks to innovative contributions driven by know-how and experience.”