Electronic Design and Manufacturing Wins 3M Supplier of the Year Award

Award recognizes suppliers who improve 3M’s competitiveness or drive sustainability


St. Paul, MN October 5, 2016, Electronic Design and Manufacturing (EDM), a custom electronics manufacturing company, was honored with the 2016 3M Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s contribution to improving 3M’s competitiveness and helping to drive sustainability.

EDM staff

This year, 3M recognized 11 suppliers among thousands in its global supply base for world class performance in providing products and/or services. These suppliers were identified and rated based on strategic spend, contract compliance, actions taken to improve 3M’s relevance and overall supplier performance (quality, delivery, responsiveness, cost, technology roadmaps). An awards ceremony and dinner were held on September 11th and 12th at 3M’s St. Paul campus.

3M Award

“Our suppliers are critical to our ability to execute our business strategies, benefit our customers and reach our 2025 Sustainability Goals,” said Jose Varela, 3M’s vice president of Sourcing Operations. “We are fortunate to work with great suppliers who are committed to maintaining a partnership with 3M and helping us service our global customers with the innovative and valuable solutions they expect. It’s important that we recognize our most outstanding suppliers, and that’s what this award is all about.”

“We are proud to be recognized for our efforts to provide 3M with a superior level of service and support.” said Patrick Bystrek, President and CEO of EDM. “We have had a long and beneficial relationship with 3M and are committed to finding new ways to help 3M bring innovative solutions to market.”

About Pivot EDM
Electronic Design and Manufacturing (EDM) was founded in 1979 as a division of Nebraska Electronics Inc. to provide high quality electronics manufacturing in the Midwest. During our 30 years of business, EDM has grown to become a premiere national ISO 9001:2015 registered full service Custom and Contract Manufacturing Company, specializing in the manufacture of electronic assemblies and thru hole and surface mount circuit boards.

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