GKN Sinter Metals receives supplier award from Maxon Motor

April 6, 2016

GKN Sinter Metals S.p.a. AG in Bruneck, Italy, has announced it has received a 2015 Supplier Award for “Best Overall Performance” from Maxon Motor. The award, given to suppliers who excel in quality and delivery reliability, was presented in the “Tool-Specific Components” category.

Maxon Motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. The family-owned company was founded in 1961 and employs a staff of more than 2,000 worldwide. GKN Sinter Metals in Bruneck supplies the Maxon Motor locations in Sachseln, Switzerland and Sexau, Germany, mainly with bearings for electric motors as well as planetary gears and carriers for industrial actuators.

“We’re all very proud and honoured to receive this prestigious award. It really proves that we are doing things right. We will continue this path and strive to push the limits for highest product quality, perfect customer service and the most innovative products in the market,” stated Marco Bernadi, GKN Account Manager for Maxon Motors.


The Maxon Motor award was presented during a visit to GKN’s Bruneck plant. From left to right: Bruno Gasser, Strategic Procurement; Leonhard Künig, Sales Director; Nikolaus Bachman, Plant Manager Bruneck; Daniel Allemann, Head of Strategic Purchasing and Marco Bernardi, Sales Account Manager



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