BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. Spartech provides BD with high impact polystyrene (HIPS) and PETG rollstock for various rigid plastic packaging components.
“BD recognizes its top performing suppliers each year to stimulate continuous improvement and influence growth and innovation across its supply chain,” according to Chris Shanahan, Vice President Global Procurement at BD. “Spartech Corporation received the award because of its consistent quality, delivery and customer service performance. Spartech’s alignment with BD’s strategy and delivery of sustainable value has distinguished Spartech in a competitive supplier environment.” Spartech was one of only seven suppliers to be selected for a Gold Award from BD in 2011. BD rates its suppliers based on the following criteria: superior performance, continuous improvement, innovation, customer service and sustainability. The Gold Award is reserved for those companies that excel the most in these categories.
“This Gold Award is a testament to the dedication Spartech has to delighting its customers,” said Carol O’Neill, SVP, Spartech Packaging Technologies. “Delivering quality, sustainable, value-added solutions to our customers is consistent with our Company’s vision. It’s rewarding to be honored in such a fashion because it means we are delivering on our promises to our customers.”