MinebeaMitsumi Inc. has received a Bosch Global Supplier Award and thus ranks globally among the best suppliers of Bosch, a global supplier of technology and services. MinebeaMitsumi Inc. received the award for the fifth time. In the “Raw Material and Components” category, the achievements of the “Miniature Ball Bearings” business area were recognized on a global level.
From its roughly 23,000 suppliers, Bosch singled out 46 suppliers from 16 countries for an award. This is the 17th time that the Bosch Group has rewarded outstanding performance in the manufacture and supply of raw materials, products, and services – notably as concerns quality, cost, innovation, and logistics. According to Dr. Arne Flemming, head of supply chain management at Bosch, “The coronavirus pandemic has shown how important a functional supplier network is for global supply chains. The winners of the Bosch Global Supplier Award play an essential part in that.”
“We are proud that our high standards have once again been recognized by Bosch. Even during the corona pandemic, we were able to meet the steadily increasing demands on suppliers in terms of quality, delivery reliability and competitiveness and to supplement them with a sustainable corporate focus. We are pleased about the trusting and successful cooperation with Bosch,” said Thomas Prigge, Head of Ball Bearing & Mechanical Components Division, Europe.
About the Bosch Global Supplier Award:
Every two years, Bosch honors the pick of its suppliers from around the world with the Bosch Global Supplier Award. The supplier of technology and services rewards outstanding performance in the manufacture and supply of raw materials, products, and services. A panel of judges selected the award-winners in the categories of Purchasing of indirect materials and services, Raw materials and components, Purchasing of direct materials (by business sector), and Sustainability. Bosch has been presenting these awards to honor supplier excellence since 1987, and they are highly regarded in the industry. Starting this year, the company also honors its suppliers’ endeavors to promote sustainability, with the first of these new awards focusing on activities to reduce CO2.