ept Awarded Supplier of the Year

Ostfildern, June 2017
Thomas Pilz presents the Pilz Award 2016 to Claus Guglhör, shareholder ept GmbH

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG presented its ‘2016 Pilz Award’ to the connector manufacturer

Automation company Pilz announced the recipients of the Pilz Award and lauded connector manufacturer ept GmbH, based in Peiting, Germany, as one of the five suppliers of the year for 2016. Thomas Pilz, managing director at Pilz, presented the award to Claus Guglhör, Sales Director and shareholder of ept GmbH, at the awards ceremony. In so doing, Thomas Pilz paid tribute in particular to the excellent level of quality of the products that ept supplies, the superior on-time rating for deliveries, and the spirit of cooperation with ept.

For five years, ept GmbH has been supplying Pilz in Ostfildern, Germany, with products, providing the company with reliable and accurate deliveries of DIN connectors primarily. ept, a family owned and operated company, was selected based on the level of quality of the products supplied, the on-time rating, and the quality of its cooperation, alongside the other four award recipients. The company stood out in terms of flexibility, absolute reliability, and customized solutions for logistics.
Claus Guglhör, Sales Director and shareholder of ept GmbH, explained: “We are proud of this award. It shows that we are on the right path and that our customers appreciate the job we do.” He also emphasized that “we highly value business relationships that are long-lasting and consistent. And these can only exist when established on a foundation of mutual respect, honesty, and loyalty.” Values that the family-run company holds dearly and that both the owners and the employees uphold in their jobs every day.
ept GmbH has also started to supply Pilz with the new One27® SMT connectors with a pitch of 1.27 mm as of recently. Naturally, there is a great desire for this product to help maintain and continue the successful history of cooperation between the two companies.