Press release by GEA Process Engineering

Dannon names GEA Process Engineering its supplier of the yearFor years, the engineering company, GEA Process Engineering, has been a global supplier of high-tech innovative solutions for the largest yogurt maker in the world, Danone, and its American affiliate, Dannon. Collaboration between the two companies has been excellent, and this year GEA Process Engineering was rewarded with the “Supplier of the year 2011” award.

The award was formally given to GEA Process Engineering, Spain who is global client lead for Danone and Dannon – working closely with GEA Process Engineering companies in the US and around the world.

“Since 1992 we have been working very closely with both Danone, and American Dannon. We are naturally very proud and thrilled, that Dannon has decided to honor GEA Process Engineering with this award, and see it as recognition of the great partnership between our two companies,” says Alvaro Martínez, Managing Director of GEA Process Engineering, Spain.

Swami Sundaram, Vice President with GEA Process Engineering, United States adds:  “This means a great deal for our operation here in the US, and we are thrilled with the recognition from Dannon, one of our most valuable customers globally and especially in North America.”

The award was given by Dannon after having evaluated all suppliers to the company in 2011. One of the parameters that Dannon highlights in the collaboration with GEA Process Engineering is the ability to deliver state-of-the-art solutions, listening to the customer, as well as being on time and budget. These features are immensely important to Dannon.