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First Supplier-of-the-Year Award From Orica Consumer Products Goes to Rohm and Haas

Published on 2009-01-14. Author : SpecialChem

PHILADELPHIA -- Rohm and Haas achieved Supplier-of-the-Year status from Orica Consumer Products (OCP), Australasia's largest manufacturer and supplier of surface coatings, and marketer of well-known global brands including Dulux Paints, Cabot's Stains, Turtle Wax, and many other products for home improvement, architectural maintenance and construction. In recent years, Rohm and Haas has several times been the recipient of supplier awards from Orica, but 2008 marks the first time an overall award for the best supplier to both OCP's Australia and New Zealand businesses is being recognized - the ultimate award for supplier excellence. Rohm and Haas supplies the company's needs through its Paint and Coatings Materials business to OCP facilities in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and China.

As a 2008 finalist in three categories - New Zealand, Australian Decorative, and the overall OCP Supplier-of-the-Year - Rohm and Haas was recognized in all OCP business areas in which the company is a supplier. Mr. Brad Hordern, Orica Consumer Products General Manager - Manufacturing & Supply Chain, announced the award and commented on the value of support to OCP. "Rohm and Haas's multilevel, multifunctional relationships and support networks delivered outstanding results." Hordern noted specific examples including support for OCP's expansion into China, assistance in better understanding global markets, global benchmarking exercises, as well as broad Rohm and Haas support in various levels of their business. Pat Houlihan, managing director of OCP, presented the award to Rohm and Haas's Peter Blake, general manager, Paint and Coatings Materials (Australia and New Zealand), who acknowledged others who provided the great team effort from Rohm and Haas that delivered this result, including Ferg McColl, account manager, Paint and Coatings Materials (Australia and New Zealand), and the entire Rohm and Haas team assigned to Orica Consumer Products.

About Rohm and Haas Company:

Leading the way since 1909, Rohm and Haas is a global pioneer in the creation and development of innovative technologies and solutions for the specialty materials industry. The company's technologies are found in a wide range of industries including: Building and Construction, Electronics and Electronic Devices, Household Goods and Personal Care, Packaging and Paper, Transportation, Pharmaceutical and Medical, Water, Food and Food Related, and Industrial Process. Innovative Rohm and Haas technologies and solutions help to improve life every day, around the world. Based in Philadelphia, PA, the company generated annual sales of approximately $8.9 billion in 2007.

Source: Rohm and Haas

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