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The Pirelli Group has presented its “Supplier Award 2013” to nine international companies on the basis of sustainability, quality, level of service, speed, innovation, cost and global presence.

Pirelli says the quality of the companies that supply goods and services is an essential factor in the pursuit of its premium strategy. In 2012, the Pirelli Group spent around 4.4 billion euro ($5.7 billion) on goods and services.

Around 12,000 companies around the world are Pirelli suppliers and are managed by 135 purchasing specialists.

“The companies which won the award are those seen as being above the level of mere conformity, transforming themselves into true partners in quality and innovation,” said Luigi Staccoli, Pirelli’s chief purchasing officer.

The winning companies are: Asahi Corporation, Japan; Evonik Industries, Germany; JHSi, China; Kiswire, Korea; Synthos, Poland; Von Bundit, Thailand; SAE HWA, Korea’ SAP, Germany; and HH Global, Italy.

For more information, visit the company’s website.

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