Porex Wins 3M 2020 Supplier of the Year Award

Award recognizes suppliers who improve 3M’s competitiveness

[St. Paul, Minn. February 5, 2021] — Porex Corporation, a global leader in porous polymers, was honored with the 2020 3M Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s contribution to improving 3M’s competitiveness. 

This year,3M recognized 20 suppliers supporting the U.S. and Canada, among thousands in its global supply base, for world-class performance in providing products and services. These suppliers were identified and rated based on actions taken to improve 3M’s competitiveness and overall supplier performance. A virtual awards ceremony was held Feb. 4, 2021.

“We are extremely honored to receive the 3M Supplier of the Year Award from one of our most valued partners,” said Rob Carpio, CEO of Porex. “Through our collaboration, we are helping 3M deliver essential products that make the world safer, healthier and more productive by providing greater comfort and safety to front-line workers who play a critical role in the fight against COVID-19.”

“Supplier collaboration is critical to supply chain success,” said Debora Fronczak, vice president, 3M Strategic Sourcing. “We are fortunate to work with great suppliers who are committed to fostering a relationship with 3M. These collaborative relationships help us to serve our customers with innovative and valuable solutions. It’s important that we recognize our most outstanding suppliers, and that’s what this award is all about.”

About Porex Corporation

For nearly 60 years, Porex Corporation has been partnering with our customers to deliver engineering and design innovations that turn their product ideas into reality.  Through a collaborative engineering partnership, Porex develops high-value porous polymer solutions to their product design challenges in absorption, application, diffusion, filtration, reflectivity, venting, and wicking. By applying our extensive porous polymer material science, product design, and custom manufacturing expertise to developing porous solutions, we have helped over 1,500 customers across 65+ countries overcome their complex product development challenges. Porous polymer technologies can be used in a wide variety of applications in healthcare, consumer, electronics, and industrial industries to improve product performance and create a safer, healthier and more productive world.  Let our experience, quality, and innovation support your continued success by reaching out to us at WWW.POREX.COM.

About Filtration Group 

Porex is a business unit of Filtration Group. Filtration Group is making the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value.  Filtration Group serves a highly diverse set of customers with offerings that span life sciences, process technologies, and fluid and indoor air quality applications. One of the fastest growing companies in the industry, Filtration Group serves its customers from over 100 facilities in 28 countries. For more information, visit WWW.FILTRATIONGROUP.COM.

About 3M

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily as our employees connect with customers all around the world. Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to global challenges at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.

Porex Media Contact:
Sabrina Donley

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3M Media Contact:

Tim Post

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