Pirelli recently awarded the nine winners at a ceremony at the Castello degli Arcimboldi, where Pirelli CEO and vice chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera, together with purchasing director Pierluigi de Cancellis, were in attendance.
The winning companies are from different sectors, including event management, IT strategic solutions, and logistics and primary materials production. The nationalities of the suppliers are equally diverse, from India to Germany, as well as China and Italy.
The winners were Glanzstoff Sicrem, an Italian producer of textile reinforcements; Trinseo, an American group specialized in synthetic rubber; Wuxi Quechen Silicon Chemical, a Chinese company supplying silica; Birla, a supplier of carbon black from India; Prasidha Aneka Niaga Tbk, an Indonesian supplier of natural rubber; Hewlett Packard Enterprise, one of the world’s leading IT companies, from the USA; Alpha Technologies, another American firm specialized in laboratory instruments for research and development; Fandango, an Italian events company; and finally DHL Express, the leading German logistics group.
Pirelli’s de Cancellis said, “For Pirelli, which is increasingly focused on the premium sector, sharing a business approach based on flexibility, speed, transparency, as well as continuous and sustainable innovation, is the basis of our relationship with suppliers. As such, we consider [the winning companies] to be genuine partners, with the mutual aim of shared growth as we look toward the future together.”