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Optimas Receives Caterpillar Supplier Excellence Award

Optimas Receives Caterpillar Supplier Excellence Award
October 26
14:20 2023

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Optimas China is delighted to be awarded the prestigious Caterpillar Supplier Excellence award from their recent annual event at Grapevine, TX.

Optimas, a global manufacturer and distributor of precision-made fasteners and supply chain solutions, has been recognized for its dedication and commitment to Caterpillar.

Optimas China recently celebrated their 8-year anniversary and were delighted for the recognition with Graeme Bassett, Optimas’ Vice President of APAC, saying: “It was a great honour to receive the award on behalf of Optimas China.

“I have to give a big thank you to Caterpillar for the award and the brilliant event, as well as Ifok Zhang (Key Account Manager), Elone Zhong (Quality Manager), Selina Chen (Internal Sales), and Leo Hou (Quality Engineer), and all Optimas China team members for their strong performances and collaboration.

“As well as it being an amazing event, it was a great opportunity to meet senior Caterpillar personnel and some of their important suppliers, many of whom are also our customers.”

Optimas International CEO, Mike Tuffy, said: “We’re incredibly proud of the Optimas team in China. It’s fantastic to see Caterpillar recognize the work that our team has done and the part that we have played in helping drive their success. We’re very much looking forward to supporting Caterpillar in their growth plans for the future and being a part of that journey.”

Pam Heminger, Caterpillar SVP for Strategic Procurement and Planning, congratulated every supplier saying: “To be invited to this event puts you in the top 6% of high performing suppliers.”

Frank Fan, Product Procurement Senior Manager, also commented saying: “This is a very difficult award to win, even one missed PPAP would exclude you, the performance has to be perfect.”

About Optimas Solutions

Optimas is the leading global industrial distributor and service provider specializing in fastening and supply chain solutions for manufacturers seeking to improve efficiency and profitability. We take care of the details so customers can focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products—giving them an unparalleled competitive edge. Visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter (X) @Optimas_S.

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