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Lenzing was honored to be the first and only raw material company to receive the “Great Partnership Award” at the ninth annual Jockey Supplier Awards Show 2022 in March. The ceremony presented a total of nine awards to Jockey’s supply chain partners worldwide, to spotlight suppliers that go “above and beyond” in their service quality.
Erica Redd, Business Development Manager (Innerwear) at Lenzing, said: “The Jockey Supplier Award is a great example of how Lenzing has built a strong partnership with Jockey, especially as this is the first time a fiber supplier has been given this award. Working with the Jockey team is a pleasure and I look forward to seeing how our partnership grows.”
Lenzing have partnered with Jockey for over 10 years, providing TENCEL™ branded modal fibers for use in many categories, such as men’s and women’s innerwear and everyday apparel. The long-term partnership has proven to be mutually beneficial to both Lenzing and Jockey in spurring stable business growth as the brands expanded, enabling the partnership to grow along with it.
Daren Abney, Director of Business Development Americas at Lenzing, also said: “We’re thrilled to be recognized by Jockey as a value supplier. As a key user of TENCEL™ Modal fibers, it’s exciting for Lenzing to see leaders in the market like Jockey who are adopting and showcasing these sustainably innovative fibers across their products!”
Furthermore, Venus Chong, Business Development Manager (Hong Kong) at Lenzing, added: “We are honored and grateful to receive this Great Partnership Award from Jockey. Lenzing and Jockey share a wonderful partnership built on mutual trust and understanding to grow together and for a more sustainable textile industry. We truly appreciate Jockey’s commitment to adopting sustainable Lenzing fibers with the goal of achieving premium quality collections in the best interests of the end-consumers.
At Lenzing, collaborations like these are essential for creating a more sustainable future as they allow for the sharing of resources and knowledge to achieve common sustainability goals. Lenzing strives to fully invest in every relationship to facilitate mutual business growth together with our value chain partners. This dedication and commitment helped Lenzing stand out and achieve this recognition. This award is a testament to Lenzing’s continued enthusiasm to work with Jockey to escalate the relationship from a service provider to a strategic partner.