Lyreco awarded tesa® as best industrial supplier

Every year, Lyreco honours its best suppliers. After successful collaboration and hard work, in April 2018, tesa was awarded the Lyreco Award 2017 for ' Best Industrial Supplier',

10 May 2018

Lyreco deals in office supplies, personal protective equipment, and operating equipment. With a group revenue of more than € 2 billion, the French company is the industry's largest European reseller and one of the world's leading vendors.

Because Lyreco's success largely depends on its suppliers, every year the group honours the best among them with the Lyreco Award. In 2017, tesa® faced stiff competition from hundreds of competitors – including 3M, Avery, Rapid and Viso – and won the award in the category "Best Supplier in Industrial"

Lyreco Invitation
Lyreco Invitation to the Awards Dinner

Lyreco honoured tesa® for its support in the sector "Mailing & Workplace & Safety". Through professional category management, employee training in the areas of Anti Slip, Warning Tapes, etc. and strategic product range expansion, tesa® helped to develop this sector. Furthermore, tesa® extended Lyreco's product catalogue with a guide to the correct use of tapes. It explained what tesa® tapes can do and what groups of users they are best suited for. The user-oriented, attractive information allowed Lyreco's customer base to be further expanded.

This year, the award ceremony took place at the 51 Boutique Clarance Hotel in Lille. The four winners of the award met with the owner family Gaspard and the Lyreco management board for a business lunch. During the ceremony speech, Lyreco Group Category Manager Arnaud Bouchez and Lyreco Group Marketing Director Franck Suhit thanked tesa®  for its excellent and strategic partnership. tesa® has been proactive in helping to develop the business – especially by collaborating in Lyreco's new segment "Workplace".

Falk Butterwegge, International Sales Consumer & Craftsmen, accepted the award on behalf of tesa®, he explains: "In recent years, the tesa® range at Lyreco has grown steadily. Since 2015, we have been able to increase our sales by more than 20 percent. Our strategic category management and close cooperation with the reseller have paid off not only for tesa® but also for Lyreco. We are pleased that our work has been honored with the award."