Vertellus Honored with “Partnership” Award at Syngenta Supplier Conference
(September 10, 2014, Indianapolis, Ind., USA) Vertellus has been honored with Syngenta’s Global Sourcing Award of Recognition 2014 for ‘Partnership’. The award was presented by Syngenta during their supplier conference in Budapest, Hungary on June 17.
The Global Sourcing Awards are presented on a bi-annual basis, in different categories, at Syngenta’s Supplier Conference, which is held alongside Chemspec Europe. This year more than 180 delegates attended the conference.
Vertellus won the award based on its performance as a reliable and responsible pyridine provider to Syngenta’s Nantong plant. The award acknowledges that Vertellus meets all 12 quality requirements for Syngenta supplier partners.The partnership between the two companies’ Nantong plant facilities began in 2000.
Vertellus representatives Jerry Chao and Jim Keay accepted the award on behalf of the company. “Serving as a reliable and responsible partner committed to meeting our customers’ pyridine needs is a core value at every Vertellus plant community. We are honored and humbled to accept the Syngenta Global Supplier Sourcing Award for partnership on behalf of our colleagues in Nantong,” said Chao.
Vertellus is a specialty chemicals company focused on the manufacture of ingredients used in pharmaceuticals, personal care, nutrition, agriculture, and a host of other market areas affected by trends favoring “green” technologies and chemistries. Vertellus is the #1 global producer of pyridine and picolines, specialty pyridine derivatives, DEET, castor oil derivatives and systems, and a world leader in vitamin B3 and citrate polymer additives and systems. Vertellus benefits from a technically advanced global manufacturing base and has approximately 800 employees. Vertellus is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.