AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) announced the 21 recipients of the company's 2012 Global Supplier Awards. NI selected award recipients based on the suppliers' performances in cost, quality, global support, delivery, technology and innovation. Suppliers are scored quarterly with periodic reviews to facilitate better communication and identify possible improvement opportunities. In addition to H&S Manufacturing and Xilinx, NI awarded the following suppliers for Best in Commodity Class, Overall Scorecard Performance, Quality and On-Time Delivery:
Arvato Digital Services
Bare Board Group
Flextronics Global Enclosures
Quote"At National Instruments, the performance of our suppliers is critical in providing a sustainable competitive advantage in our industry," said Scott Christman, director of the global supply chain at National Instruments. "We recognize these award-winning suppliers because they consistently exceed our expectations, and we congratulate them for their outstanding performance." Readers can learn more about the NI supplier program by visiting www.ni.com/company/procurement. About National InstrumentsSince 1976, National Instruments ( www.ni.com) has equipped engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. NI's graphical system design approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of any system needing measurement and control. The company's long-term vision and focus on improving society through its technology supports the success of its customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders. National Instruments, NI and ni.com are trademarks of National Instruments. Other products and company names listed are trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.