LATROBE, Pa., Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that it has been awarded the Bosch Global Supplier Award 2015 from Robert Bosch GmbH ("Bosch"), a leading global supplier of technology and services. The biannual award recognizes outstanding performance in the manufacture and supply of products or services – notably in the areas of quality, costs, logistics and innovations.
"It is an honor to be recognized by Bosch as the only tooling manufacturer to receive their Global Supplier Award," said Don Nolan, Kennametal president and CEO. "This award acknowledges Kennametal's global team who is working relentlessly to deliver innovative products, superior quality and outstanding performance to the customer every day."
Kennametal was among 58 suppliers out of 35,000 that Bosch presented with this esteemed award. To be eligible, suppliers must deliver best-in-class services, quality and total cost of ownership as well as guarantee global footprint and significant sales in the purchasing category.
"The Bosch Global Supplier Award honors our top suppliers, who play such a key role in Bosch's success," said Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the Bosch board of management. "Our suppliers are important partners in helping us shape the connected world. We want to work with them to develop beneficial solutions for our customers."
At the forefront of advanced materials innovation for more than 75 years, Kennametal Inc. is a global industrial technology leader delivering productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day nearly 13,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated more than $2.6 billion in revenues in fiscal 2015. Learn more at www.kennametal.com
SOURCE Kennametal Inc.