National Instruments Honors 21 Companies With 2012 Global Supplier Awards

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-- NI awarded suppliers who, through commitment to excellence, continuous improvement and innovative practices, delivered outstanding performances within the NI global supply chain.

-- H&S Manufacturing Co., a global provider of precision sheet metal fabrication, machining and mechanical assemblies, received this year's Supplier of the Year award for its superior global customer service, on-time delivery, cost savings and consistent performance beyond expectations.

-- NI honored Xilinx, a programmable logic devices supplier and key technology provider, with the NI Eagle Award for its ongoing collaboration with NI R&D. The company's exceptional support of NI's next generation of products using Zynq system on a chip allows NI to extend the boundaries of graphical system design.

Oct 09, 2012, 10:00 ET from National Instruments

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) announced the 21 recipients of the company's 2012 Global Supplier Awards. NI selected award recipients based on the suppliers' performances in cost, quality, global support, delivery, technology and innovation. Suppliers are scored quarterly with periodic reviews to facilitate better communication and identify possible improvement opportunities.

In addition to H&S Manufacturing and Xilinx, NI awarded the following suppliers for Best in Commodity Class, Overall Scorecard Performance, Quality and On-Time Delivery:

  • Arrow Electronics
  • Arvato Digital Services
  • Bare Board Group
  • BizLink
  • Dell, Inc.
  • Eastek
  • Flextronics Global Enclosures
  • iRex
  • Marking Systems
  • ModusLink
  • Quanser
  • ROAL Electronics
  • SCA Packaging
  • Sunbelt Supply
  • TTI Inc.
  • Via System
  • Westak
  • Xerox Hungary
  • Zollner

Quote "At National Instruments, the performance of our suppliers is critical in providing a sustainable competitive advantage in our industry," said Scott Christman, director of the global supply chain at National Instruments. "We recognize these award-winning suppliers because they consistently exceed our expectations, and we congratulate them for their outstanding performance."

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