FORT WAYNE, IN--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2014) - Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has been named a Hydraulics & Pneumatics Magazine's Best of Industry Award Winner in the category of Best Supplier for Social Media. The award winners were selected by Hydraulics & Pneumatics (H&P) readers, who nominated and voted for companies that they felt did the best job of providing the most useful information for those working in the fluid power industry.
Peter Hahn, President, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Marketing Americas, says: "We are proud to have won first place for 'Best Supplier/Social Media.' This award recognition illustrates the effective efforts we've taken to create an online community and further demonstrates our dedication to collaboration and the sharing of ideas, design techniques and industry experience among customers, peers and our team members."
H&P created this awards program to distinguish those companies that have gone above and beyond in the industry to provide engineers with the critical information they need. H&P asked their 20,000 subscribers to nominate their top choices for best social media, blog, online tools, videos, and more. Winners were based on the results from their open-ended subscriber survey. Two runner-ups and one winner were selected for each of their nine categories.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is active on multiple social media channels including Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and will continue to promote information-sharing amongst its colleagues and industry peers. Trelleborg continues to invest in online training and education through its numerous apps that are available through the App Store or on Google Play by searching 'Trelleborg.' As part of its Total Value of Ownership (TVO), the company also encourages idea exchange though its annual Innovation Award that concentrates on creating solutions and applications in close cooperation with customers - to meet the changing needs of tomorrow's engineering to further evolve next-generation sealing innovations.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions executives were presented with a crystal award during the Hydraulics & Pneumatics Best of Industry Awards ceremony at the 2014 International Fluid Power Exposition (IFPE) on March 6, 2014.
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Company and profile of the Trelleborg group:
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals and bearings. It supports its aerospace, industrial and automotive customers through over 20 production facilities and more than 40 marketing companies globally. Within its portfolio are some of the longest established sealing brands, including Busak+Shamban, Chase Walton, Dowty, Forsheda, GNL, Palmer Chenard, Shamban, Skega and Stefa along with a large number of proprietary products and materials such as Turcon®, Zurcon®, Orkot®, Isolast®, Stepseal® and Wills Rings®. www.tss.trelleborg.com
Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. Its innovative engineered solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of about SEK 21 billion (EUR 2.5 billion, USD 3.3 billion) in over 40 countries. The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. In addition, Trelleborg owns 50 percent of TrelleborgVibracoustic, a global leader within antivibration solutions for light and heavy vehicles, with annual sales of approximately SEK 15 billion (EUR 1.7 billion, USD 2.3 billion) in about 20 countries. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Large Cap. www.trelleborg.com