Santasalo Receives Supplier Award from Valmet for ‘Most On-Time Delivery’

On 2nd October 2014, Santasalo received the award for ‘Most On-Time Delivery’ at the Valmet Supplier Day in Helsinki, Finland. With intense competition from many good candidates, Santasalo were extremely proud to be the successful contender and are honoured to receive this recognition of our commitment to improved delivery performance to our valued customer.

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The Valmet Supplier Day welcomed over 100 attendees from 64 companies worldwide. The aim of the event was to underline the partnerships with suppliers and to provide a more transparent view of the business.

The day itself saw senior executives of the Valmet business present information on its current business, the future ahead and the key factors that Valmet expects from their suppliers.

On the evening of the Supplier Day, Valmet invited attendees to an evening dinner and awards ceremony where it gave recognition to suppliers in four categories: Outstanding achievement; Quality; Innovation and; On-Time delivery.

Head of Category Management for the Paper Business Line, Mr Allonen, presented the award for Most On-Time Delivery stating criteria such as positive trend in on-time delivery with excellent communication, cooperation on all continents and a willingness to develop operations such as product transfer to China manufacturing. The award was accepted by Senior Vice President of Santasalo Finland & Global Capital Sales, Pasi Jokela, on behalf of the company.

Pasi comments: “Santasalo has worked hard to achieve this award. Our dedicated workforce were the biggest contributor to this success with a good understanding of our customer’s needs. We continue to work closely with Valmet and ensure ongoing improvements to meet the customer’s requirements”.

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