Award recognizes suppliers who improve 3M’s competitiveness or drive sustainability
St. Paul, MN – October 11, 2016 – AVI-SPL, the leading global provider in AV systems integration and collaboration solutions was honored with the 2016 3M Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s contribution to improving 3M’s competitiveness and helping to drive sustainability.
This year, 3M recognized 11 suppliers among thousands in its global supply base for world class performance in providing products and/or services. These suppliers were identified and rated based on strategic spend, contract compliance, actions taken to improve 3M’s relevance and overall supplier performance (quality, delivery, responsiveness, cost, technology roadmaps). An awards ceremony and dinner were held on September 11th and 12th at 3M’s St. Paul campus.
“Our suppliers are critical to our ability to execute our business strategies, benefit our customers and reach our 2025 Sustainability Goals,” said Jose Varela, 3M’s vice president of Sourcing Operations. “We are fortunate to work with great suppliers who are committed to maintaining a partnership with 3M and helping us service our global customers with the innovative and valuable solutions they expect. It’s important that we recognize our most outstanding suppliers, and that’s what this award is all about.”
AVI-SPL designs, builds, integrates and supports the systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout offices across the United States, Canada and EMEA in addition to an international network of solution providers in 30 countries. Visit www.avispl.com for more information or connect with AVI-SPL on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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