NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, has presented its 2015 Global Supplier Recognition Award for North and South America to Aperam Stainless Service & Solutions USA.
Aperam USA has supplied NORMA Group facilities in the Americas with stainless steel since 2008. The company has sales offices in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and manufacturing facilities in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Tim Jones, president of NORMA Americas, explained that Aperam was being recognized for its competitiveness, quality standards, economic stability and the technical knowledge of its employees in NORMA Group's supplier evaluations for calendar year 2015.
"Aperam is known for its excellent service and high levels of customer orientation," Jones added. "For example, Aperam provided us with detailed and continuous technical advice during recent restructuring in the area of steel processing at our plant in Auburn Hills
Peter Staruch, sales manager at Aperam Stainless Service & Solutions USA, said, "On behalf of our employees I would like to thank NORMA Group for presenting us with this award. Our goal is to continually get better and to always offer our customers the best possible service."
NORMA Group has presented its Global Supplier Recognition Award to outstanding suppliers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) since 2014. The company recognized its best suppliers in the Americas for the first time in 2015. Last year, the award was presented to McMasters Koss which supplies O-rings and sealing elements for plastic connectors and other joining technology that NORMA Group offers.
About NORMA Americas
NORMA Americas is an integral part of the NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology. NORMA Americas manufactures high quality clamps, connectors and fluid systems that safely link a variety of vital components in vehicles, aircraft, trains and ships as well as in water management. With more than 1,300 employees it operates eight production facilities in North and South America with annual sales of about EUR 395 million. NORMA Americas´ strong brand portfolio includes the brand names ABA®, Breeze®, Clamp-All®, CONNECTORS®, Five Star®, Gemi®, NDS®, NORMA®, R.G.RAY®, and TORCA®. NORMA Americas is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
About NORMA Group
NORMA Group is a global market leader in engineered joining technology. The company manufactures a wide range of innovative connecting solutions and water management technology offering more than 35,000 products to customers in 100 countries with around 6,500 employees. NORMA Group helps its customers and business partners to react to global challenges such as climate change and increasing scarcity of resources. NORMA Group joining products can be found in vehicles and trains, ships and aircraft, buildings and water management as well as in applications for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. The company generated sales of around EUR 890 million in 2015. NORMA Group operates a global network of 22 production facilities as well as numerous sales and distribution sites across Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific. NORMA Group has its headquarters in Maintal, Germany. NORMA Group SE is listed on the German stock exchange (Prime Standard) and included in the MDAX index.