Iberdrola Mexico has given out its 2016 Supplier of the Year Awards that recognize the service and commitment of suppliers to the company’s development and operations.
The purpose of the awards is to acknowledge quality, innovation, job creation, respect for the environment, and the prevention of workplace risks, all of which play a role in ensuring that Iberdrola meets its objectives in Mexico. Iberdrola Mexico also places high value and recognition on the ethics and transparency of its suppliers.
The purpose of the awards ceremony is to demonstrate Iberdrola’s commitment to the economic and social development of the area where it operates. Suppliers play a key role in these efforts, leading the company to underscore their commitment and recognize their leading business management and service demonstrated throughout 2016.
The Iberdrola Supplier of the Year Awards 2016 featured of the following categories: Quality and Service Response; Competitiveness and Innovation; Health and Safety; Environment; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); Best Supplier of Non-Energy Services; Best Supplier of Energy Services; and Best Equipment Supplier.
Iberdrola Mexico CEO Enrique Alba said, “Iberdrola aims to keep working with suppliers that are distinguished by their excellence, with whom we aim to establish long-term partnerships that enable us to enhance the products and services we offer our end consumers.”
The trust that Iberdrola places in the Mexican industrial sector has led to a gradual increase in purchases from Mexican companies since 2014, with 16,000 total awards made to domestic enterprises, accounting for 62% of all billing and a total value of USD 1.2 billion.
The event was attended by one hundred guests, including supplier representatives from different sectors, in addition to Iberdrola Mexico executives and workers.
Winners and Finalists
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems won the award for Best Equipment Supplier in recognition of the company’s contribution to Iberdrola being awarded the Escobedo (850 MW) and Topolobampo II (887 MW) IPP projects. Sapco Energía won the award for Best Supplier of Energy Services, while CFE CPTT, a subsidiary of the Federal Electricity Commission, won the award for Best Quality and Service Response.
Holcim won the Corporate Social Responsibility supplier award.
Award Winners and Finalists
|Best Equipment Supplier||Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems|
|Best Supplier of Energy Services||Sapco Energía S.A. de C.V.|
|Quality and Service Response||CFE CPTT|
|Best Supplier of Non-Energy Services||Teléfonos de México S.A.B. de C.V.|
|Competitiveness and Innovation||Boyle Energy México S. de R.L. de C.V.|
|Health and Safety||Bes Trader Construction México|
|Corporate Social Responsibility||Holcim|
The following companies were also presented with finalist certificates:
|Best Equipment Supplier||Amec Foster Wheeler Energía México|
|Best Supplier of Energy Services||Soluciones PCYM|
|Quality and Service Response||Grúas y Maniobras Monterrey|
|Best Supplier of Non-Energy Services||Horta Reyna y Abogados|
|Competitiveness and Innovation||Delaware Software S.A. de C.V.|
|Health and Safety||Mtto. Elect. Industrial Jume, S.A.|
|Social Responsibility||Social Media Americas de México|
|Environment||Carmen Hermelinda Montoya Mascareño|
Iberdrola currently has 12 power plants in operation in Mexico, including combined-cycle gas plants, cogeneration plants and wind farms, following investments of approximately USD 4 billion. The production of these plants is enough to serve approximately 20 million people in Mexico.
In demonstrating its commitment to Mexico, the company plans to invest up to USD 5 billion during the current six-year period. USD 2 billion of this figure has been allocated to seven plants that are already under construction: four new combined-cycle plants (Baja California III, Dulces Nombres V, Escobedo and Topolobampo II) and three co-generation plants (Ramos Arizpe, San Juan del Río and Altamira), with a total installed capacity of 1.6 GW.
Iberdrola has a presence in Mexico dating back 18 years. Since entering the market, the company has steadily increased its investment and activities in the country to the point of becoming the largest privately owned electric utility in Mexico.