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Bombardier Hosts Global Suppliers’ Days 2013 in Berlin

July 18, 2013 Berlin Transportation,  Press Release

  • Turning technology into customer value is key priority for Bombardier
  • Suppliers asked to localize their customer base
  • Customer Deutsche Bahn attended the conference

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation held its Global Suppliers’ Days 2013 at its headquarters in Berlin. This year’s Suppliers’ Days, on July 8 and 9, focused on performance, quality and delivery, global sourcing and life cycle costs.

More than 200 representatives of its master vendors accepted Bombardier’s invitation to strengthen strategic partnerships based on trust, respect and recognition. Together, they explored how to ensure the flawless execution of projects and enhance competitiveness through standardization and innovation.

Bombardier encouraged suppliers to optimize their predictive analysis to demonstrate the reliability of products. Suppliers also heard that growth can be delivered through re-use and standardization.

By increasing efficiency and reducing complexity, Bombardier and its suppliers can improve together across the value chain.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors

Follow Bombardier Transportation on Twitter @BombardierRail.

BOMBARDIER and ECO4 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

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