Chemetall Receives the European Supplier Award by Novelis

Date: 30/04/2021
Categories: Corporate

Chemetall received the European Supplier Award 2020 by Novelis as a recognition for the continuous pursue of excellence in quality as well as its expertise, reliability and professional services.

The Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF’s Coatings division, which operates under the Chemetall brand, has been awarded the European Supplier Award 2020 by Novelis a leading producer of flat-rolled aluminium products and the world's largest recycler of aluminium.

Chemetall has maintained a long-term relationship with Novelis for more than 25 years, supplying Gardobond® and Permatreat® aluminium coil passivation technologies for the automotive industry as well as other surface treatment specialties.

The award, which was presented for the first time during a virtual ceremony, recognizes Chemetall’s efforts to ensure process quality as well as the company’s expertise, reliability and professional services.

“Chemetall has proven to be a first-choice supplier for Novelis. Day in, day out, our operators have used Chemetall’s pretreatments – and day in, day out, Chemetall has delivered the expected quality performance,” stated Xavier Varone, Director Quality & Coil Industries Europe at Novelis. “The supplier award recognizes Chemetall for its outstanding quality and stability over the years. It is also a recognition of Chemetall’s commitment to develop excellent pretreatment in the market.”

“It is an acknowledgement of our customer centricity, reliability, and fast responsiveness, which form the core values of our dedication”, commented Ulf Neidlein, Chemetall’s Vice President Surface Treatment EMEA and South America.

“We are looking forward to continuing this successful partnership with Novelis to drive innovations and to deliver best-in-class quality standards”, added Marcus Schinzel, Chemetall’s Global Segment Manager Coil.

The European Supplier Awards

By establishing the European Supplier Awards, Novelis strives to honour and foster its partnerships with suppliers to underline its commitment to quality, sustainability and innovation as core values and drivers of business success.

The company has evaluated over 50 supplier partners across three categories in terms of sustainability, innovation and quality. With the European Awards, Novelis thanked their suppliers for their valued partnership and their contribution to the business.