Smurfit Kappa wins Signify's Passion for Results award

By Sean Galea-Pace
The Ireland-based corrugated packaging company, Smurfit Kappa, has received Signify’s ‘Passion for Results’ award due to its top-of-the-range cust...

The Ireland-based corrugated packaging company, Smurfit Kappa, has received Signify’s ‘Passion for Results’ award due to its top-of-the-range customer support and service delivery.

Signify offers energy-efficient lighting products, systems and services for the commercial and consumer markets while enjoying a long-term partnership with Smurfit Kappa.

“We are very pleased to receive this award from our valued business partner Signify,” said Greg Hall, CEO of Smurfit Kappa North America.

“It’s very gratifying to get recognition of our ongoing dedication to sharing knowledge and collaboratively designing packaging solutions that exceed requirements.”

“It’s also an honour that Signify has recognised the expertise and capabilities of the Smurfit Kappa team which always strives to surpass expectations throughout all levels of customer interaction.”

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It is thought that the company was acknowledged primarily due to its supply chain optimisation and reduction in cost, as well as in addition to its excellent customer service.

“This award acknowledges Smurfit Kappa for going above and beyond in quick delivery response times to support high schedule fluctuations,” said Bartosz Thomas, from Signify’s Worldwide Strategic Commodity Procurement Team.

“In addition, they provided unlimited support for our IWD & Magic Hat workshops, resulting in and contributing to cost savings, transportation and operational improvements.”

The honour, which was delivered in Mexico, was decided by a global panel of Signify Account Managers and Procurement Directors.

“Smurfit Kappa’s Tijuana Plant in Mexico provides innovative, and sustainable packaging for a wide range of Signify’s lighting products including ballasts, LED lights and LED lamps,” the press release reads.


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