Porex Corporation, a specialist in porous polymers, has received the 2020 3M Supplier of the Year award in recognition of its contribution to improving 3M’s competitiveness. 

This year, 3M recognised 20 suppliers supporting the US and Canada, among thousands in its global supply base, for world-class performance in providing products and services. These suppliers were identified and rated based on actions taken to improve 3M’s competitiveness and overall supplier performance. A virtual awards ceremony was held on 4 February 2021.

“We are extremely honored to receive the 3M Supplier of the Year Award from one of our most valued partners,” said Rob Carpio, CEO of Porex. “Through our collaboration, we are helping 3M deliver essential products that make the world safer, healthier and more productive by providing greater comfort and safety to front-line workers who play a critical role in the fight against Covid-19.”

Debora Fronczak, vice president, 3M Strategic Sourcing, said: “Supplier collaboration is critical to supply chain success. It’s important that we recognise our most outstanding suppliers, and that’s what this award is all about.”