NORMA Group presents its 2014 “Global Supplier Recognition Award” to EMS Chemie Holding AG for outstanding performance

Maintal, Germany, 4-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader for engineered joining technology, bestows its first ever “Global Supplier Recognition Award” on selected suppliers. In 2014, the award for outstanding performance and results goes to EMS Chemie Holding AG. Based in Switzerland, EMS Chemie Holding AG (“EMS”) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-performance polymers and specialty chemicals. Going forward, NORMA Group will sponsor the award on an annual basis.

John Stephenson, COO of NORMA Group, officially presented the “Global Supplier Recognition Award” to Magdalena Martullo, CEO of EMS, on July 02, 2014 in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany. “EMS deserves to be recognised as our most reliable supplier in 2013”, John Stephenson said. “Only partners of this class
enable us to meet our exceptional quality standards and deliver on our commitment to exceeding our clients’ expectations. That is why we have started to recognise our top suppliers and reward their outstanding work from this year onwards.” Magdalena Martullo said: “NORMA Group and EMS have been working together successfully on a global basis for many years. We will continue this partnership in the future.”

NORMA Group confers the “Global Supplier Recognition Award” acknowledging EMS’ supplier performance in 2013. As part of the award process, NORMA Group assessed supplier reliability, product quality, competitiveness, compliance with international quality standards and the sustainable use of resources based on an extensive list of criteria.

NORMA Group has been obtaining technical thermoplastics, for instance the polyamides PA 6 and PA 12, in granular form from EMS since the beginning of the 1990s. They are used in the production of fluid systems and joining elements at the company’s locations across the world.

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About NORMA Group
NORMA Group is an international market and technology leader in engineered joining technology. The company manufactures a wide range of innovative joining technology solutions in three product categories (clamp, connect and fluid) and offers more than 30,000 high-quality products and solutions to around 10,000 customers in 100 countries. NORMA Group joining products can be found in vehicles, ships, trains, aircraft, domestic appliances, engines and plumbing systems as well as in applications for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. The company generated sales of around EUR 636
million in 2013. With around 5,000 employees, NORMA Group operates a global network of 21 production facilities as well as numerous sales and distribution sites across Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific. The company has its headquarters in Maintal near Frankfurt am Main, Germany. NORMA
Group was formed in 2006 as a result of the merger between the German Rasmussen Group and the Swedish ABA Group. Since April 2011, NORMA Group is listed on the German stock exchange and included in the MDAX index since March 2013.


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