Maxon Motor has honored GKN Sinter Metals S.p.a. AG in Bruneck, Italy with the 2015 Supplier Award for “Best overall Performance”. The award goes to suppliers who excel in quality and delivery reliability in four different categories. GKN Sinter Metals has been awarded in the category “tool-specific components”.
From left to right: Bruno Gasser, Strategic Procurement; Leonhard Künig, Sales Director; Nikolaus Bachman, Plant Manager Bruneck; Daniel Allemann, Head of Strategic Purchasing and Marco Bernardi, Sales Account Manager
On March 10 Bruno Gasser and Daniel Allemann from Maxon Motor handed over the award during a visit at the Bruneck plant. Leonhard Künig, Sales Director, Nikolaus Bachmann, Plant Manager Bruneck and Marco Bernardi, Sales Account Manager accepted the award on behalf of GKN. Maxon Motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. The family-owned company was founded in 1961 and employs today a staff of more than 2,000 worldwide.
Maxon Motor's Supplier Award 2015 for GKN Sinter Metals
GKN Sinter Metals in Bruneck supplies the Maxon Motor locations in Sachseln, Switzerland and Sexau, Germany mainly with bearings for electric motors and planetary gears and carriers for industrial actuators.
“We’re all very proud and honored to receive this prestigious award. It really proves that we are doing things right. We will continue this path and strive to push the limits for highest product quality, perfect customer service and the most innovative products in the market,” said Marco Bernadi, GKN Account Manager for Maxon Motors.
About GKN Sinter Metals
GKN Sinter Metals is the world’s largest producer of precision powder metal products. With a focus on superior delivery, quality and total solutions, the company offers extensive technical expertise in design, testing and various process technologies. GKN Sinter Metals offers a full range of complex shapes and high strength products for automotive, industrial and consumer markets worldwide. The company’s global footprint spans more than 13 countries across five continents. GKN Sinter Metals is in close proximity to its customers with more than 30 global locations and more than 6,000 employees.
About GKN plc
GKN plc is a global engineering group. It has four divisions; GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy and GKN Land Systems, which operate in the aerospace, automotive and land systems markets. Over 56,100 people work in GKN companies and joint ventures in more than 30 countries. GKN is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: GKN) and recorded sales of £7.7 billion in the year to 31 December 2015.