RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, honored several of its many valued suppliers at its recent Americas Sales Conference with supplier excellence awards. These awards recognize supplier accomplishments and excellence in operations, sales support and customer service. The Sales Conference, held in Dallas, Texas, hosted over 1,400 attendees.
The conference provides the opportunity for our sales organization and suppliers to connect and collaborate on how to best support our customers' needs. Attending suppliers trained our field organization on the latest product innovations and collaborated on customer solutions during VWR's Supplier Fair.
"Throughout the year, our suppliers collaborate with our Sales organization to ensure we provide innovative and customized solutions to meet our customers' challenges," shared Mark McLoughlin, SVP and President, Americas Lab and Distribution Services. "We are honored to recognize all of our suppliers for their achievements that contributed to our collective success. Together, we enable science."
VWR honored top suppliers who have worked with the Company to provide outstanding performance in a category critical to our combined success. The following suppliers were recognized for providing true solutions to our customers through quality products, services and active support to our Sales organization. VWR honored Ace Glass, Air-Tite, Contec, Corning, Danaher (representing Beckman Coulter, Hach, Leica Microsystems, Molecular Devices, and Pall Corporation), Globe Scientific, Hardy Diagnostics, Kewaunee, Kimberly Clark, Labcon, Mettler Toledo, Micronova, New Pig, Puritan Medical, Restek, TCI, Techniglove International, TrippNT, Troemner and TWD Tradewinds, Inc.
Photo caption: VWR recognizes Danaher as its 2016 Supplier of the Year.
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 $4.3 billion in 2015, 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 9,300 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals and production engineers to achieve their goals.
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