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GE honors Dahlman Supplier Award

Date: 30-04-2009

GE honors Technisch Bureau Dahlman BV with supplier award

Florence April, 2009 Dahlman was honored by GE through its Supplier Excellence Awards program. The prestigious award recognizes excellence in compliance, quality, lean, direct material productivity (DMP), growth and customer centricity. Specifically, Technisch Bureau Dahlman received GE’s Excellence in Quality award, which is given to a supplier that differentiates itself through a process improvement or provides consistent best in class quality.

“Technisch Bureau Dahlman has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence,” said Jody Markopoulos, vice president of global sourcing, GE Energy. “GE’s Excellence in Quality award recognizes Technisch Bureau Dahlman’s dedication to integrity, strong values and quality performance.”

At a April 2, 2009, ceremony in Florence, Italy, Technisch Bureau Dahlman was honored in front of its peers for its outstanding efforts and best in practice. Frank Egas, Managing Director accepted the crystal award on behalf of Technisch Bureau Dahlman. The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with GE Energy’s supplier conference, which was attended by more than 400 individuals. Additionally, Technisch Bureau Dahlman will have a mural donated on its behalf at Vlietland Ziekenhuis located in Schiedam. The mural will be painted by Foundation for Hospital Art volunteers. The non-profit organization was founded in 1984 and since that time 500,000 volunteers and patients have painted more than 30,000 paintings in 190 countries in more than 2,000 hospitals.

GE Energy has been presenting its Supplier Excellence Awards for more than 10 years. This year’s award winners were chosen from a field of 60 U.S. and European contenders, which were nominated by GE global commodity leaders and supplier quality leaders. GE Energy’s senior sourcing leadership team reviewed the applications, which were put through a rigorous selection process. The final decisions are based on actual quantitative metrics and subjective opinion tied to historical commercial relations.