The award was given to Andrea Cocchi, CEO of Carpigiani Group, during the World Wide Convention of the restaurant giant was held in Orlando, Florida
After winning the McDonald's innovation award in 2015, Carpigiani has now received the 2017 Global Reliability Award. The ceremony took place on April 18 at the Orlando Convention Center in Florida during the World-Wide Convention of the global food giant. Jim Fox, Corporate VP Restaurant Solutions of McDonald's handed the award to Andrea Cocchi, CEO of Carpigiani Group. The Anzola Emilia company founded in 1946 is the world leader in the production of ice cream machines. Carpigiani was chosen among numerous suppliers with the following comments “This company has a reputation for strongly recognizing the importance of reliability to McDonald’s and their customers. Over the years, they have consistently focused on the quality and reliability of their equipment components and manufacturing capabilities. They have maintained their reliability scores under McDonald’s required threshold consistently for more than 7 years. Among all the complex pieces of equipment in the McDonald’s system they are the only supplier to achieve such results.” Il Global Reliability Award recognizes the supplier whose products have the highest reliability score, and consistently meet or exceed all reliability thresholds.