Held entirely online, AGCO South America has innovated its traditional AGCO Supplier Meeting. The meeting, which was the 21st edition of this prestigious award, took place June 16th and was attended by Eric Hansotia, Chief Operating Officer, Josip Tomasevic, Chief Product Officer, Luis Felli, President of AGCO South America, and Carlo Martorano, Purchasing Director of AGCO South America, in addition to all the leadership of AGCO in South America and 275 of the company’s main partner suppliers.

The event aimed to recognize suppliers that have achieved goals and exceeded the expectations of AGCO and its brands - including Massey Ferguson, Valtra, Fendt, and GSI - regarding the services and products delivered in 2019. During the meeting, topics such as AGCO's new vision, trends, sales, product development, and other points related to innovation and market in the industry were discussed. 
In this edition, AGCO includes in its awards the Special Recognition - Diversity and Inclusion category for the first time. With this Special Recognition, the committee highlighted programs that are most aligned with AGCO's institutional values of Team Spirit, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, and Transparency.

In summary, nine companies in Brazil and Argentina received the highest level of excellence in the following categories: After-Sales, Innovation, Quality and Deliveries, Logistics Services, Indirect Materials, TOP Argentina Supplier, Partnership, and TOP Supplier 2019. 

2019 Highlights Supplier of AGCO South America: 

Category Finalists Award winners
After Sales Ideal Diesel / Group Schumacher / AGEL AGEL
Innovation Metalúrgica Marks / MAHM / ZF MAHM
Quality and Deliveries Cinpal / Tianrun Industry / Advance Tyre Cinpal
Logistic Services Ceva Logistics / Unidão / Suzanlog Suzanlog
Indirect Materials VMAX Systems / GRSA / Route Automotive GRSA
TOP Supplier in Argentina SOGEFI Group / FATE / Food Service FATE
Partnership Plasolution Plasolution
TOP Supplier 2019

Bosch Diesel / Metalúrgica Marks / Rotoplastyc

Metalúrgica Marks
Special Recognition - Diversity and Inclusion Bosch / Bosch Rexroth / Shell / Dana




About AGCO

AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural solutions and delivers high-tech solutions for farmers feeding the world through its full line of equipment and related services. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson®, and Valtra®, supported by Fuse® smart farming solutions. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA, AGCO had net sales of $9 billion in 2019. For more information, visit http://www.AGCOcorp.com. For company news, information and events, please follow us on Twitter: @AGCOCorp. For financial news on Twitter, please follow the hashtag #AGCOIR.