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Heidenheim, Germany, 2013/07/31 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KC), a global leader in personal and health care products, has named Voith Paper’s fabrics and roll systems unit ‘2012 Supplier of the Year’ - Voith.com. FSE: VO2A
Voith Paper’s ongoing advancements in fabric technology was the key factor in KC’s selection of Voith for the award. Voith also supports KC with a Total Roll Management program and tissue cylinder service that has helped the tissue maker stay out in front in a very competitive marketplace.
“Voith Paper is part of a very elite group by being selected as one of Kimberly-Clark’s top seven suppliers around the globe,” said Cynthia Dautrich, global procurement officer for Kimberly-Clark. “Voith serves as an exemplary model of what Kimberly-Clark values in supplier performance and is helping provide a framework to develop and implement best practices.”
A Global Supplier Criterion was followed to identify, evaluate and select the top vendors from its 75,000 global vendors that demonstrates above and beyond compliance of reliable on time delivery, quality performance, sustainability and innovation, among other factors.
“We’re honored to receive this award from Kimberly-Clark, one of our highly valued customers,” said John Fox, Senior Vice President at Voith Paper. “It’s gratifying to be recognized and to know that our products and services truly help advance our customers’ position in the market.”
Voith Paper is a division of the Voith Group and the leading partner to and pioneer in the paper industry. Through constant innovations, Voith Paper is optimizing the paper manufacturing process, focusing on developing resource-saving products to reduce the use of energy, water, and fibers. Furthermore, Voith Paper offers a broad service portfolio for all sections of the paper manufacturing process.
Voith (voith.com) sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs almost 42,000 people, generates € 5.7 billion in sales, operates in about 50 countries around the world and is today one of the biggest family-owned companies in Europe.