Grundfos presents supplier award to French wire and cable maker

Danish pump maker awards the prize for this year's best supplier, the Grundfos Supplier Award. The award was given to French company Nexans Winding Wires (former Alcatel Cable), a Grundfos supplier for more than 20 years...

CAPTION: (L-R) Fabrice Weisslinger from Grundfos in France, Nexans CEO, Michel Mayoud, Nexans Manager for Customer Service Europe, Helene Noguera , Grundfos Senior Vice President, Lars Petersen and Grundfos Purchase Manager, Jytte Binder.

BJERRINGBRO, Denmark, June 7, 2005 -- Grundfos awarded the prize for this year's best supplier, the Grundfos Supplier Award. The award was given to French company Nexans Winding Wires (former Alcatel Cable), a Grundfos supplier for more than 20 years.

As a reason for selecting Nexans for the award Grundfos said that, together with Nexans, the pump company was able to build up a good, flexible relationship and communication, particularly due to the establishment of a stock hotel ensuring 100% delivery performance without time-consuming ordering and confirmation processes.

Nexans, specialized in cables and cable systems, is represented by companies in France, Italy, Germany and Portugal. The company is the only one in Europe with total production of cables from the copper casting to enamel copper wires and varnishes. This ensures the company can guarantee safe delivery and at the same time be innovative.

Grundfos (www.grundfos.com) has an annual turnover of more than EUR 1.5 billion [US$1.99 billion] and 12,000 employees. The Group has production companies in 12 countries and sales companies in 40 countries worldwide. It supplies pumps for a wide range of purposes, e.g. in the building and manufacturing industries as well as for dosage, water supply and wastewater, and furthermore it manufactures motors and electronics. The Group already has a series of activities and a total turnover of approx. EUR300 million [US$398.29 million] in Germany.

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