H.B. Fuller Named Supplier of the Year by Nestlé in North America

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) announced today that the company received recognition from Nestlé’s North America Procurement organization as their 2015 Supplier of the Year in the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) category. This award recognizes H.B. Fuller, a leading global adhesives manufacturer, for outstanding performance, service and value creation.

H.B. Fuller accepting Supplier of the Year award from Nestlé North America.

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According to Nestlé’s North America Procurement organization, the goal of supplier awards is to strengthen and develop relationships to deliver the greatest value to both them and their suppliers. H.B. Fuller has shared innovative ideas with Nestlé in North America, including a new process to baseline current costs, and then help them sustain these costs at constant levels on a per unit basis.

“We are delighted to receive this recognition,” says, Rob Harmening, director of strategic accounts, H.B. Fuller. “I believe we won this award because we have a partnership approach with Nestlé in North America. We listen hard to fully understand what they need at corporate headquarters, in their plants and across their supply chain. Then, we work as a team to deliver our commitments and exceed Nestlé’s expectations.”

Harmening added that everyone at H.B. Fuller has been involved in helping to win this recognition. “Sales, customer service, research and development, technical service, manufacturing, legal, regulatory and many other groups have all contributed to making this partnership a true win-win.”

About H.B. Fuller
For nearly 130 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. With fiscal 2015 net revenue of $2.1 billion, H.B. Fuller’s commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. Our reliable, responsive service creates lasting, rewarding connections with customers in engineering adhesives, packaging, hygiene, electronic and assembly materials, paper converting, woodworking, construction, automotive and consumer businesses. And our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive. For more information, visit us at http://www.hbfuller.com and subscribe to our blog.

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Source:H.B. Fuller Company