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CEMEX announces winners of its Supplier of the Year awards

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CEMEX has announced the winners of the third edition of the company’s INTEGRATE Innovation Programme and the winner of the company’s first global edition of Supplier of the Year.


CEMEX announces winners of its Supplier of the Year awards

In its final phase, CEMEX’s INTEGRATE Innovation Program included 11 global suppliers of various categories and services (i.e., mobile equipment, paper and sacks, lubricants, additives, and refractory material, among others), who proposed 15 creative ideas to generate more efficient processes, products, and services. To evaluate and qualify the ideas received, 70 people from different areas of CEMEX (e.g., Technical, Planning, Operations, Innovation, Commercial, and Procurement) and different regions of the world participated in the selection of the three winning ideas.

Correspondingly, CEMEX representatives from the different global categories carried out the company’s Supplier of the Year selection process.

Winning Ideas: Innovation Programme – INTEGRATE Your Ideas

1st Place

Volvo (Sweden)

Idea: Competence development of machine operators with simulators.

2nd Place

Klüber Lubrication (Germany)

Idea: First hydro lubricant for gears

3rd Place

Refratechnik (Germany)

Idea: Counteract knowledge loss – special training on site.

Supplier of the Year Winner

VOLVO / SDLG (Sweden/China)

Recognised Companies by Global Categories

Health & Safety

Volvo (Sweden)


Kao Chemicals (Japan/Germany)

Applied Innovation

BillerudKorsnäs (Sweden)

Customer Focus

RHI Magnesita (Austria)

CEMEX presented the awards in May, in Monterrey, Mexico. The event was led by Jesus Gonzalez, CEMEX Executive Vice President of Sustainability and Operations Development, and Carlos Sucre, CEMEX Global Procurement Director.

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