HANOVER, Germany—ContiTech A.G.'s vibration control unit has named Italian compounding specialist So.F.Ter S.p.A. as its 2013 supplier of the year.
So.F.Ter supplies axle-boot production at the ContiTech plants in Dannenberg, Germany, and Changshu, China, with granulate developed in collaboration with ContiTech.
The award was presented during a ceremony during the Hanover Messe. So.F.Ter participated in the ContiTech booth as part of the special value-added partners program.
“All supplies arrive on time and in the quality agreed upon. And this holds true not only for Germany but for China as well,” said Thomas Rieth, manager of the ContiTech plant in Dannenberg, Germany.
Vittorio Bortolon, general manager of So.F.Ter Deutschland, participated in the awards ceremony, as well as Alessandro Giodani, technical services, and Paolo Contelli, key account manager. Germany.
In 2013, So.F.Ter had sales of nearly $360 million. It has a work force of roughly 500.