Vallourec Bearing Tubes received the award for best provider for its performance in logistics and services from NTN-SNR, a major player in the global bearing industry, within the automotive, aeronautics, windmill and railway sectors, at the customer’s recent 'Supplier Day'.
Vallourec Bearing Tubes, located in Burgundy (France), automatically supplies NTN-SNR in Annecy, Haute-Savoie (France), with a stock of bearing tubes based on NTN-SNR's production forecasts. Through this service, Vallourec Bearing Tubes sets itself apart from the competition, adds value to its product offering, and gives NTN-SNR more flexibility. As a result Vallourec Bearing Tubes is today NTN-SNR's top supplier for 100Cr6 tubes.
Laurent Besnier, NTN-SNR Purchasing Manager, emphasized that "this success is built first and foremost on the professionalism of the men and women from NTN-SNR and Vallourec Bearing Tubes as well as on the relationship of trust that has been built over time".
In addition to the high-quality logistics service provided, this award recognizes the historic relationship based on service and proximity that Vallourec Bearing Tubes has established with NTN-SNR.