Arburg has received a “Bosch Global Supplier Award 2019” as part of the international ceremony to present the supplier awards of the technology and services company Bosch GmbH on July 10, 2019. With these awards, Bosch honoured its 47 best global suppliers. Arburg received the award in the “Indirect Purchasing” category. The award was presented to Arburg Managing Partner Renate Keinath by Jaroslav Moravek, Senior Vice President Global Business Services, and Andreas Reutter, Executive Vice President Business Services Logistics.
In his speech, Prof. Dr. Stefan Asenkerschbaumer, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH, praised the exceptional performance of the award-winning companies: ”Our suppliers and service providers are important partners for Bosch’s competitiveness and transformation.” Not only does Bosch rely on its suppliers as partners for innovation in terms of competitive costs, but the company also cooperates with them to conserve natural resources.
Award for being a pioneer in digitalisation
On the one hand, Arburg received the “Bosch Global Supplier Award 2019” for the consistent standardisation of the electric Allrounder injection moulding machines used by Bosch, and the resulting faster delivery times. On the other hand, Bosch appreciated Arburg’s pioneering role in the field of Industry 4.0.
“We are very proud to have been awarded the Bosch Global Supplier Award 2019,” emphasized Renate Keinath, who attended the award ceremony together with Ralf Müller, Head of Technology and Key Account Management. “This special award does not only recognise the quality of our products and services, but above all our extensive range of products and our activities in the field of digitalisation in the plastics industry”. Furthermore, Bosch has found the right partner in Arburg when it comes to conserving resources, as this subject is firmly rooted in Arburg’s corporate philosophy.
Decades of successful partnership
“When it comes to new technologies, Bosch is always among the leading players,” said Ralf Müller, who is the global Key Account Manager for Bosch. The Arburg host computer system (ALS), for example, plays an important role in the in the realization of Industry 4.0 in injection moulding production and has been used successfully worldwide by Bosch since 2002.
The Bosch Group has been working with Arburg since 1958. Arburg received its first Bosch supplier award back in 1999. At the time, the exceptional achievements in terms of consistently high quality, flexibility and reliability of delivery in 1997/98 were commended. This year’s “Bosch Global Supplier Award 2019” for the exceptional performance as supplier proves that Bosch and Arburg are on the path to a successful future together.
The German family-owned company Arburg is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of plastic processing machines. The product portfolio encompasses Allrounder injection moulding machines with clamping forces of between 125 and 6,500 kN, the Freeformer for industrial additive manufacturing and robotic systems, customer- and industry-specific turnkey solutions and further peripheral equipment.
An international sales and service network ensures first-class customer support at a local level: Arburg has its own organisations at 34 locations in 26 different countries; together with its trading partners, it is present in more than 100 countries. Its machines are produced exclusively at the parent company in Lossburg, Germany. Of a total of roughly 3,000 employees, around 2,500 work in Germany. About 500 further employees work in Arburg’s organisations around the world. Arburg has triple certification according to ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environment) and ISO 50001 (energy).
Further information about Arburg can be found at www.arburg.com