05/17/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/17/2019 21:13
DETROIT - General Motors recognized 133 of its best suppliers from around the globe during its 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Warren, Michigan. More than half of the suppliers are repeat winners from 2018.
Automotive suppliers from 15 countries received GM's coveted Supplier of the Year award for going above and beyond GM's requirements, providing customers with the most innovative technologies and delivering quality vehicles.
'We hold our suppliers to a high bar,' said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. 'They went above and beyond to deliver the innovations and quality that will help us earn customers for life.'
In addition to naming its top suppliers, GM recognized four suppliers with the distinctive Innovation Award, including:
GM also honored four companies - Lear, Penske, Shiloh and Stanadyne - with its Overdrive Award. The award, first given in 2012, recognizes supply partners for extraordinary leadership in cultural change and commitment initiatives that drive exceptional business results for GM.
The Supplier of the Year, Overdrive and Innovation award winners were chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives. Winners were selected based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.
General Motors' 2018 Supplier of the Year award winners include:
ILJIN GLOBAL CO., LTD.
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