Covestro recently announced it has received a 2018 3M Supplier of the Year Award. Only 16 of 3M’s more than 100,000 suppliers earned this recognition; Covestro was reportedly the only polymer company to receive the award.

Suppliers were recognized for embracing compliance, ethics, safety, sustainability and world-class operations, as well as a focus on customers, growth, and innovation.

According to Bruce Benda, head of healthcare commercial operations, polycarbonates Americas, Covestro LLC, Covestro was commended for its efforts to ensure the reliable supply of raw materials despite very challenging conditions, including a tight market and Hurricane Harvey, which affected Covestro’s Baytown and Channelview, Texas, operations.

“3M is considered one of the most-innovative and recognizable companies in the world, and we’re privileged to be able to continue to grow our business and collaborative relationship with them,” said Benda. “So many people across the global Covestro organization should be thanked for what they do every day to support 3M. We proudly share this recognition with them.”

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