“The Supplier of the Year award stands for the reliability, service as well as quality that we as Datwyler offer our customer STIHL, as well as the partnership and solid cooperation that connects both companies.”

STIHL develops, manufactures and sells engine-powered equipment for forestry and agriculture as well as for landscape maintenance, the construction industry and private garden owners, and is the world’s leading manufacturer of chainsaws.

The company employs around 20,500 people worldwide and sells its products in more than 160 countries. Since 1990, the company has evaluated all its suppliers according to the criteria of quality, technology, innovation, service, and price/performance ratio, and annually awards those with outstanding performance in these areas.