Metso among ‘best suppliers’ to Chilean mining industry
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Metso has been awarded first place in the Best Performance Supplier category in the Mineral Processing segment in Chile.
This is according to the results of the fifth Ranking of Suppliers of the Mining Industry made by Phibrand, a company specialising in industry marketing, in conjunction with the Ministry of Mining, Industrial Suppliers Association of Mining (Aprimin); National Mining Society (SONAMI); Association of Engineering Consultants (AIC), and editorial group EDITEC, a leading publisher of the most important economic sector publications.
The Ranking of Suppliers of the Mining Industry is a globally quantitative survey in the mining industry.
It is claimed that the survey makes it possible to determine the position that each evaluated supplier-company occupies, and its direct competition in its target market. The information collected is the broadest of the domestic industry in terms of coverage of segments of this market, evaluated brands and participation of mining companies and their professionals.
In this fifth survey, 238 industry professionals took part, including those in senior management, area managers and from operational headquarters, from the most important mining companies operating in the country.
According to this survey, Metso was awarded first place as the company with the best performance in the past year in all sub-segments (best company in crushing solutions, mill solutions and in plant maintenance) associated with the Minerals Processing category and thus received all the prizes:
“The market is becoming ever more challenging, and we have managed to make a big difference for clients through our knowledge, people and solutions,” says Aldo Cermenati, senior vice president, Pacific Rim Market Area/Country manager, Metso Chile.
In 2015 Chile was Metso's third largest country in terms of net sales with €196 million. The company received orders worth of €179 million from Chile last year making it Metso's fifth largest country in terms of orders received.
In 2015 Metso employed around 770 persons in Chile.