NCR Presents Awards to Outstanding Suppliers During Supplier Excellence
Awards define excellence in meeting NCR’s customers’ needs through innovation,
quality, delivery, flexibility and cost
DULUTH, Ga. -- October 16, 2012
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) recognized its top suppliers during its second
annual Global Supplier Conference. Nearly 250 attendees including
representatives from more than 100 of NCR’s top supplier organizations were
present for the conference held in Atlanta – with 17 of those suppliers
receiving awards for exceptional performance in areas such as innovation,
quality, delivery, flexibility and cost.
"Our suppliers are critical partners that help NCR every day around the world
meet the needs of our customers, drive operational excellence and deliver
innovative, cost-effective solutions for our diverse group of stakeholders,"
said Rick Marquardt, senior vice president, Global Operations, NCR. "This
select group of recognized suppliers demonstrates leadership and innovation in
areas that are crucial to keeping our business moving forward. They bring
unique ideas that continue to raise the bar and redefine the value of
partnership in order to truly drive a next-in-class organization.”
NCR presented its most esteemed award, the 2012 Supply Chain Excellence
Supplier of the Year to Ferzol, a metal production company based in Budapest,
Hungary. Ferzol an NCR partner since 2006, supplies sheet metal components and
assemblies to NCR for retail and financial product solutions. Ferzol was
selected for its commitment to satisfy customer expectations, for its
continued investments in the latest innovations and technologies to achieve
best cost, quality and delivery with an overall performance to achieve
NCR also honored several other key suppliers during the conference. These
*The Innovation Leadership award was presented to four suppliers for their
value-added services and for supporting NCR’s engineering teams on
innovative products utilizing state of the art tools. The four suppliers
are Rosti; Volt; GE Capital and FedEx.
*Six distinguished awards were presented to NCR suppliers exhibiting
exceptional quality. The Quality Excellence honors were presented to Sun
Chemical; GE Capital; Universal Global Scientific Industrial Co., Ltd.;
Glory, Ltd; Ferzol and Suzhou Benteng Science and Technology Co., Ltd.
These suppliers have demonstrated and embraced the principles of Six Sigma
and continuous improvement methodologies—working closely with NCR to
improve initiatives and meet or exceed NCR’s quality targets.
*On time delivery is crucial to customer satisfaction and loyalty. The
Delivery Excellence award recognized four companies for their outstanding
on-time delivery performance - completing projects in either a compressed
timeframe or significantly before deadline. The winners were HCL; LG
Display; GE Capital and FedEx.
*Recipients of the award for Supplier Flexibility were Sun Chemical; Nidec
Sankyo Corporation; Porters and Trend Technologies. These partners have
demonstrated a commitment to excellence and are being recognized for their
on-time delivery, supply chain responsiveness, inventory optimization and
the ability to support NCR by accelerating time-to-market with products
*NCR recognized six suppliers with the Cost Leadership Award: AU Optronics
Corporation; Wuxi Bam; Thomas Regout; Volt; FedEx and Universal Global
Scientific Industrial Co., Ltd. for the ability to offer NCR disruptive
pricing while achieving excellence and innovation in cost leadership.
“Congratulations to the winners of the Supplier Excellence Awards,” added
Marquardt. “We are encouraged by the strong partnerships NCR has created and
by the strides we are making by innovating together to reinvent the way our
customers’ customers interact and transact everyday around the globe.”
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how the
world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and
self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of
retail, financial, travel, hospitality, gaming, public sector, telecom carrier
and equipment organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR (www.ncr.com) is
headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.
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