GM Honors Global Suppliers for Innovation, Quality and Performance

Posted on 23. May, 2019 by in GM Canada


GM Honors Global Suppliers for Innovation, Quality and Performance

Seven Canadian Companies Recognized as Top GM Suppliers

2019-05-22

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OSHAWA, Ontario (May 22, 2019) — General Motors famous 133 of a best suppliers from around a creation during a 27thannual Supplier of a Year awards rite in Warren, Michigan.  More than half of a suppliers are repeat winners from 2018.

The 7 Canadian companies famous as partial of GM’s tip suppliers are: ABC Technologies, Day Ross Dedicated Logistics, Ground Effects Ltd., Linamar Corporation, Magna Powertrain, Multimatic and Verspeeten Cartage.

Automotive suppliers from 15 countries perceived GM’s desired Supplier of a Year endowment for going above and over GM’s requirements, providing business with a many innovative technologies and delivering peculiarity vehicles.

“We reason a suppliers to a high bar,” pronounced Steve Kiefer, GM comparison clamp president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “They went above and over to broach a innovations and peculiarity that will assistance us acquire business for life.”

In further to fixing a tip suppliers, GM famous 4 suppliers with a particular Innovation Award, including: 

  • Multimatic – constructed a GMC Multipro Tailgate step assembly, that allows for easier entrance and outlet to a lorry bed when deployed and stylishly integrates into a tailgate public when stored.
  • Teijin / Continental Structural Plastics – executed a GMC Sierra’s CarbonPro pickup box. The industry’s initial CO fiber reinforced thermoplastic pickup box saves 62 pounds of mass and provides rare strength and durability.
  • Innolux – developed an innovative proceed to facade reflectivity in hold row displays, formulating a uniform plain black coming when energy is off.
  • BorgWarner, Inc. – created a dual volute turbocharger used in a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra.  This new turbocharger delivers best-in-class response time when a car is accelerating from low speed.

GM also respected 4 companies — Lear, Penske, Shiloh and Stanadyne — with a Overdrive Award. The award, initial given in 2012, recognizes supply partners for unusual care in informative change and joining initiatives that expostulate well-developed business formula for GM.

The Supplier of a Year, Overdrive and Innovation endowment winners were comparison by a tellurian group of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, production and logistics executives. Winners were comparison formed on opening criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.

General Motors’ 2018 Supplier of a Year endowment winners include:

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