Award based on ’breakthrough ideas,’ and contribution to meeting cost-savings
HANNOVER, GERMANY – Tru-Flex, LLC, has been selected as a winner of the Cost Excellence Award, a 2014 Volvo Group Purchasing Supplier Award. In presenting the award, the Volvo Group cited the exceptional contribution and cooperation of Tru-Flex, as well as its proven commitment and contribution of providing unique and breakthrough ideas and initiatives to meet the Volvo Group’s Material Cost saving target by the end of December 2015.
The awards were given in six different categories: Cost, Fuel Efficiency & Innovation, Project Delivery, Delivery, Aftermarket and Total Value Management Excellence. “Even though the awarded suppliers work in different areas of our business, they all share some characteristics that are of high value for the Volvo Group”, said Patrik Lundblad, SVP Volvo Group Purchasing. “They do understand ours and our customer’s needs, they are innovative, they are both pro-active and responsive and they all show a strong commitment to what we want to achieve together.”
“We are delighted to receive such an esteemed award,” Gregg Notestine, CEO of Tru-Flex, said. “Our commitment to excellence, innovation and exceeding our customers’ needs are our top priorities at Tru-Flex.”
Tru-Flex provides decoupling flexible hoses for the Volvo Group.
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About Tru-Flex, LLC
Headquartered in West Lebanon, IN, Tru-Flex is the leader in the design and manufacture of stripwound interlocked and corrugated flexible metal hoses. Its product line spans across many industrial applications and flexible metal exhaust uses, with clients ranging from small businesses to large corporations located around the world.