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2012-06-19

Global Sourcing Award of Recognition for Saltigo

LANXESS’ subsidiary again awarded by Syngenta for outstanding relationship

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Syngenta, one of the world's leading seed and crop protection companies, has presented Saltigo GmbH with an award for its commitment and contribution to the partnership between both companies.

Saltigo, the global service provider for custom synthesis and custom manufacturing, received the Global Sourcing Award of Recognition 2012 for Partnership at the Syngenta Supplier Conference, held during the ChemSpec Europe chemistry trade show in Barcelona, Spain, from June 13 to 14. The award recognizes that Saltigo meets all 12 quality requirements for Syngenta supplier partners.

As Sarah Hansen-Milhau and Mikko Lehtimäki, Syngenta Global Procurement Managers, presented the award, they commended Saltigo’s extraordinary process improvements and highlighted how quickly and efficiently the company was able to implement new product lines. In addition, they praised the quick reaction of Saltigo to unexpected volume changes and the company’s high quality, future-oriented approach.

Saltigo’s Managing Director Wolfgang Schmitz proudly commented:” Saltigo is extremely happy about the award. We are used to working together in an open and trusting manner and we are sure that we will be able to continue the extraordinary cooperation in the future.”
u8232 Schmitz and Jörg Schneider, Saltigo’s Head of Marketing, accepted the Global Sourcing Award of Recognition from Syngenta’s Tom Gray, Head of Global Sourcing, and Eladio Robles, Head AI Procurement Group.

Saltigo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of specialty chemical group LANXESS is an international service provider for custom synthesis and custom manufacturing. The company offers a broad portfolio of complete solutions such as synthesis research, process research and development, analytical procedures, piloting, production and support in fulfilling regulatory requirements.

Saltigo has previously been awarded by Syngenta

In 2006, Saltigo received Syngenta’s Purchasing Award for its achievement of successfully establishing a complex, five-stage synthesis involving complex reaction steps and delivering the first 20 metric tons of product within just six months. Schmitz is forecasting: “And we are confident that we will be able to prove our strengths again and again.”

Saltigo, headquartered in Langenfeld/Germany, is a leading supplier in the field of custom synthesis and custom manufacturing. The company of specialty chemical group LANXESS offers a broad portfolio of complete solutions such as synthesis research, process research and development, analytical procedures, piloting, production and support in fulfilling regulatory requirements. Saltigo belongs to LANXESS’ Advanced Intermediates segment, which achieved total sales in 2011 of EUR 1,545 million.

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