26 Feb 2018
Beaulieu Fibres International honoured with Yanfeng Automotive Interiors “Distinguished Supplier” award for second consecutive year
Wielsbeke, Belgium – February 26, 2018 – Beaulieu Fibres International, the leading European polyolefin fibre producer, is once again the proud recipient of a “Distinguished Supplier” European Supplier Award from Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI). It is the second year in succession that the global leader in automotive interiors has recognised the significant expertise and support provided by Beaulieu Fibres International.
The very close cooperation between the two companies in 2017 enabled YFAI to successfully develop its latest generation of lightweight door panels, helping to further reduce weight. The technical team at Beaulieu Fibres International worked closely with YFAI’s development team to achieve this important step forward for the automotive industry.
Beaulieu Fibres International was presented with the award at YFAI’s annual European Supplier Award ceremony held this year on February 7th at its European headquarters in Neuss, Germany.
A total of 15 suppliers providing plastics, resins, chemicals, foams, trim and metal components received the European Supplier Award in various categories in recognition of their outstanding performance in 2017. Suppliers are rated on the factors of quality, cost, customer satisfaction, development, technology and innovation, and service.
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Beaulieu Fibres International
Beaulieu Fibres International is the biggest European producer of polypropylene staple fibre (PP fibre). The company is part of the Engineered Products Business Unit of Beaulieu International Group, with headquarters in Belgium.
Beaulieu Fibres International has three production sites in Europe – two in Belgium and one in Italy. It supplies PP and BICO fibres with densities of 1,0 to 500 dtex to customers in industries such as Hygiene, Geotextiles, Flooring, Automotive, Filtration and Upholstery. Our broad portfolio includes ultrasoft fibres, high elongation fibres, high tenacity fibres, coloured fibres and fibres with various cross-sections, including trilobal, suitable for a wide range of processing technologies. Beaulieu Fibres International can count on 220 employees and in 2016 reported a turnover of 200 Mio EURO.
Beaulieu International Group
Beaulieu International Group is a renowned international group with headquarters in Belgium. Today this industrial group holds a solid market position both in producing raw materials and intermediate goods and in offering an extensive range of perfectly finished floorcoverings.
Beaulieu International Group is composed of three business units. ‘Flooring Solutions’ is the European leader in wall-to-wall floorcoverings (carpet, needle felt, artificial grass, cushion vinyl, vinyl planks, laminate, parquet & wall panels). A second business unit, ‘Polymers’, produces polypropylene granules for numerous applications and ‘Technical Sheets’. And the third business unit, ‘Engineered Products’, houses the activities ‘Fibres’, ‘Yarns’ and ‘Technical Textiles’.
Beaulieu International Group has 4.519 employees in 25 plants, 14 sales offices and distribution centres spread across 15 countries. In 2016, the Beaulieu International Group´s turnover was €1.7 billion.
The Beaulieu International Group's entrepreneurial spirit and innovative ambitions make it the model of diversity and evolution within the sector. They allow it to create added value sustainably for customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders and for the society in which it operates.