Siemens Honors 2022 Small and Diverse Business Suppliers

Representing approximately 20 percent of its supplier base, Siemens recognizes its small and diverse suppliers for the contributions they are making to help transform the everyday

November 2, 2022

In its sixth year, Siemens today hosts its Supplier Diversity Awards to honor and recognize its small and diverse suppliers who demonstrate excellence in their partnership with the company.

Siemens has a community of 3,000 small and diverse businesses, representing approximately 20 percent of its supplier base nationwide, and honors them as part of the company’s continued commitment to give businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans and other diverse suppliers the maximum opportunity to compete and succeed. Each year, Siemens businesses nominate outstanding suppliers in the company’s Supplier Diversity Program and winners are chosen based on business achievements, quality teamwork and impact to Siemens.

“Since the effects of the pandemic first rippled across industries, we’ve seen just how intertwined our own resiliency and competitiveness are to the strength of our supplier base,” said Patric Stadtfeld, head of supply chain management for the Americas, Siemens USA.  “We’re proud that our partnerships have made our company and the marketplace stronger, and we remain committed to expanding our networks so that they are more diverse, inclusive and reflective of the society we serve.”

The awards were presented to the following recipients:

  • Bless Precision Tool Inc., Pennsburg, PA
  • International Technegroup Inc (ITI), Milford, OH
  • IVEK Corporation, North Springfield, VT
  • Laco, Inc., Reno, NV
  • Main Sail LLC, Cheserland, OH
  • ProSource Industries, Inc., Grand Prairie, TX
  • Swift Glass Company, Inc., Elmira Heights, NY
  • XPERTTECH Inc, Boston, MA

“Our small and diverse suppliers are bringing the innovation and collaboration that is needed to not only meet our customers’ expectations but exceed them,” said Natasha Vialva-Haynes, Siemens USA Supplier Diversity Program Manager. “And at Siemens, we know to truly be a world-changing, technology leader, we must embed diversity, equity and inclusion in everything we do, from our recruitment strategies to our supplier network and beyond. “

Siemens’ Small Business and Supplier Diversity Program is committed to developing strategic supplier sourcing with small and diverse businesses and businesses located in historically underutilized business zones. With a focus on digitalization, innovation and sustainability, these partnerships will help to create future economic growth for Siemens employees, suppliers, customers and community.

For more information on Siemens Small Business and Supplier Diversity Program, visit here.

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Siemens Corporation is a subsidiary of Siemens AG, a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers. By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, helping them to transform the everyday for billions of people. Siemens also owns a majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, a globally leading medical technology provider shaping the future of healthcare. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power. Siemens has been supporting the industries and creating the infrastructure forming the backbone of America's economy for more than 160 years, with 40,000 employees, 17,000 suppliers, and customers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. In fiscal 2020, Siemens Group USA generated revenue of nearly $20 billion.