Kennametal Inc. was recently awarded a 2019 Indirect Procurement Supplier Award for Performance Excellence by Honda. The award places Kennametal amongst an elite group of 22 honoured suppliers that provide indirect products and services to Honda’s manufacturing plants in North America, including Honda’s corporate functions across the region. The awards were presented at the annual Honda Indirect Procurement Supplier Conference held at the Bridgewater Banquet and Conference Centre in Powell, Ohio.
Award-winning suppliers were selected for achievements in the categories of Special Recognition, Outstanding Value and Performance Excellence, as well as the Supplier of the Year. These outstanding honourees were selected from the more than 2,200 suppliers that provide equipment, products and services to Honda manufacturing plants and corporate functions across North America.
“Our suppliers and business partners make us a stronger company, helping us realise innovation and advancement, by delivering the benefits the marketplace has to offer,” said Monica Oliverio, department manager of the North American Indirect Procurement Department at Honda of America Mfg Inc. “This complimentary and valued relationship is an important part of our mutual success.”
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