At the16thBosch Global Supplier Awardsceremony on July 10, 2019 near Blaichach, Germany,Pepperl+Fuchs Vertrieb Deutschland GmbHwashonoredin the"Indirect Purchasing"category. Every two years, Robert Bosch GmbH honors the best of its 43,000 supplierswith this award. During the ceremony, a jury evaluates the suppliers in the categories ofindirect purchasing, raw materials, and components per division.Suppliers can also submit their products, processes, or technologies with high innovation potential for Bosch in a special category for an award.
Boschhashonoredits suppliers since 1987, and theawardis well known in industry circles. "Today, oursuppliersare more than just parts suppliers. They are alsodevelopment and innovation partnerswho contribute toBosch's competitiveness," says Andreas Reutter, Head of Supply Chain Management at Robert Bosch GmbH.
Valuable milestone and motivation for the future
Accordingly,Pepperl+Fuchswas once again able to demonstrate its focus on thedevelopment of Industry 4.0capable,innovative solutionson the technological level: infuture oriented projectslikeAutomated Valet Parkingor by providing sensors for theActive Shuttle, Pepperl+Fuchs distinguished themselves through their dedicated andprofessional commitment. Furthermore, the team performed well in handling day-to-day business and maintaining a presence in the plants.
Bernd Fischer, Global Key Account Manager at Pepperl+Fuchs, comments on the award: "The Bosch Global Supplier Awardis aspecial distinctionfor the outstanding work of the entire international Bosch sales team at Pepperl+Fuchs. For the whole company and me personally, the award is avaluable milestonethat motivates us to continue developing our business with the Bosch Group.”