DÜSSELDORF, Germany – Global beverage can manufacturer, Rexam PLC, recently recognized Henkel for "Excellence in Supply" at its annual Supplier Awards for Europe and Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Henkel, a leading solution provider of adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, was recognized for its high-quality standards, reliability and on-time delivery.

The formal ceremony took place in Hertfordshire, just outside London, where Henkel managers, Mark Sowerby and James Timperon, received the award from Alex Jennings, Rexam's Chief Procurement Officer, on behalf of the company.

Producing around 64 billion beverage cans each year, Rexam is the largest can maker in Europe and South America. For Henkel's metal packaging division, Rexam is its largest customer. The lubricants and cleaners marketed under the Bonderite brand are used all over the world, supporting Rexam in accelerating its production processes and improving cost efficiency.