Henkel recently announced it has received Rexam’s Be the Best Excellence Award in two categories (Silver Operational Excellence Level and Total Cost Reduction) as a result of the implementation of new technologies in Brazil. Henkel was the only direct material supplier to receive the highest award category of silver rating from Rexam at the annual Supplier Excellence Conference.

The award was based on key performance criteria that Rexam uses to evaluate each of its strategic partners. The Silver Operational Excellence Level certificate was received in recognition of Henkel’s high standards, accuracy, and conformity to current standards in all steps of the manufacturing process. Henkel also obtained the highest score out of over 50 strategic suppliers that were audited at the beginning of 2011.

Rexam Corp. is a leading global manufacturer of beverage and beer cans and the leading can manufacturer in South America. It is the largest global supplier for Henkel’s Metal Packaging business unit.

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