Hosokawa Micron awarded Nouryon Supplier of the Year

Hosokawa Micron B.V. was recently recognised as a top global sourcing partner by Nouryon at its annual 2022 Supplier of the Year Awards event held in Rome. The awards recognise outstanding global suppliers who have distinguished themselves by contributing to Nouryon's leading position in specialty chemicals and exceeding expectations.

Nouryon Chairman and CEO, Charlie Shaver, Hosokawa CEO, Christophe Krug and Hosokawa Sales & Marketing Manager, Berthram Mak. Nouryon Chairman and CEO, Charlie Shaver, Hosokawa CEO, Christophe Krug and Hosokawa Sales & Marketing Manager, Berthram Mak.

Suppliers are identified and evaluated based on strategic spend, shared commitment to innovation and sustainability, overall supplier performance and actions taken to improve Nouryon's competitiveness. Winners were recognised for outstanding performance in three categories: Innovation, Reliability and Sustainability.

Hosokawa Micron B.V. received an award in the Innovation category for demonstrating creative and alternative solutions to a process or technology and their transformative potential to add value to Nouryon. Hosokawa Micron B.V. has supplied a comprehensive turnkey processing installation for the production of biodegradable detergent ingredients to a Nouryon site in the Netherlands.

Managing Director Christophe Krug and Sales & Marketing Manager Berthram Mak accepted the award on behalf of Hosokawa at the ceremony in Rome. They were congratulated by Nouryon Chairman and CEO, Charlie Shaver, who noted that suppliers are vital to Nouryon's success.


Hosokawa Micron B.V. is proud to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Founded in Haarlem in 1923 by Mr. J.E. Nauta as NAUTAMIX, the company has come a long way since then. In 1982, the company was acquired by the Japanese Hosokawa Micron Corporation and has grown to include Machinefabriek VRIECO in Zelhem, ISEM in Doetinchem and SCHUGI in Lelystad. The company moved to its current premises in Doetinchem in 1993. Managing Director Christophe Krug: "We look forward to providing innovative solutions and exceptional service for many years to come."


Hosokawa Micron B.V. is certified according to ISO 14001. Our certification covers all environmental themes of ISO 14001: air, soil, energy, waste, water, noise and hazardous substances. In addition, Hosawa Micron was awarded an EcoVadis Silver Medal for its sustainability achievements. EcoVadis determined that the company was among the top 15% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the special machinery industry.

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