RADNOR, Pa., April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production facilities, has been recognized by E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) with the 2017 Partner of the Year award. VWR was honored as a result of its proactive approach to providing products and services to help E&I members accomplish their goals. E&I presented three awards to organizations that deliver world-class service to E&I members through a dedication to excellence, continuous improvement and innovative practices.
"When there is collaboration and teamwork, amazing things can be achieved," said Tom Fitzgerald, CEO of E&I. "We never grow tired of the level of superior commitment our suppliers have shown towards our membership, and we appreciate the amazing level of service each of these organizations has consistently provided."
Nominees were identified by an internal team of E&I representatives, and were evaluated based on various criteria including the member contract utilization and purchases, the supplier's dedication to new member acquisition, programs and level of service provided to members, and member satisfaction.
"We are honored to be recognized by E&I and its members," said Mark McLoughlin, SVP & President, Americas Lab and Distribution Services at VWR. "I would like to thank our dedicated team of employees. This would not be possible without their hard work to ensure we meet the needs of our customers every day."
E&I recognized all the award recipients at the E&I Member/Supplier Mixer held during the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada.
VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. With sales in excess of $4.5 billion in 2016, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. With more than 160 years of experience, VWR has cultivated a value proposition delivering product choice, operational excellence and differentiated services to improve our customers' productivity from research to production. VWR's differentiated services provide innovative, flexible and customized solutions from scientific research services to custom-manufactured chemical blends. Our dedicated team of more than 10,200 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals and production engineers to achieve their goals.
For more information on VWR, please visit www.vwr.com.
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