(IT-NEWSWIRE.COM, February 16, 2015 ) HOUSTON, TX – Hisco Inc. named the industrial group of Henkel AG as their 2014 Supplier of the Year. Henkel AG demonstrated exceptional performance in five key evaluation criteria: year-over-year sales growth, product line profitability, innovation/new products, commitment to distribution, and partnership planning. This is the second time in three years that Henkel AG has garnered this honor.
Both organizations collaborated to introduce new and innovative products such as Loctite® Hybrid Adhesive 4090 and Loctite® Flashcure® Light Cure Adhesive 4310. Throughout 2014, the applications and unique benefits of these products were highlighted to Hisco customers in industrial manufacturing and medical device industries respectively.
“Henkel AG is a cornerstone partner for the Hisco business’” states Bob Dill, President/CEO of Hisco. “We’ve developed a close working relationship with our Henkel partners to ensure our customers receive the very best Henkel products and technical support.”
Henkel AG sales with Hisco grew at a significantly higher rate than Hisco’s general business. Hisco recognized the combined efforts of Henkel’s National Accounts group, Channel Marketing, Customer Service, Marketing and Sales for achieving the outcome for the year and channel partner successes.
For more information about Hisco, visit www.hisco.com or call 877-447-2650.
For more than 44 years, Hisco has delivered value to customers through quality products, process solutions and local inventory. Today, the international branch network includes 34 stocking locations ― 23 in the United States (including Puerto Rico), ten operated by the HiscoMex subsidiary in Mexico and one operated by HiscoCan in Canada. Precision Converting provides value-added fabrication and the AMG Division offers unique custom packaging solutions for adhesives, sealants and specialty chemicals. Hisco also offers vendor-managed inventory programs and specialized warehousing for chemicals, cold storage and logistic services.
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HENKEL IN NORTH AMERICA
Henkel markets a wide range of well-known consumer and industrial brands in North America, including Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, Right Guard® antiperspirants, got2b® hair gels, and LOCTITE adhesives. Visit www.henkelna.com for more information.
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil®, Schwarzkopf® and LOCTITE . Henkel employs about 47,000 people, and reported sales of $21.8 billion and adjusted operating profit of $3.3 billion in fiscal 2013. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.