Federal-Mogul Corporation received the General Motors 2007 Supplier of the Year Award for its significant contributions to GM’s global product and performance achievements. The Company’s leading piston and connecting rod technology was highlighted by General Motors. The 16th annual award themed the "Best of the Best" was given during ceremonies Saturday, April 26 at the Sawgrass Marriott Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla.
"GM is proud to honor Federal-Mogul as a GM Supplier of the Year winner," said Bo Andersson, GM group vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "This award is our way of telling the winners that we appreciate all of their efforts in working together with GM to manufacture world-class vehicles.
"Federal-Mogul is among the best of the best," he continued. "They understand that our mutual success can only be achieved by sharing common goals and priorities."
"This Award demonstrates our commitment to our sustainable global profitable growth strategy. This strategy is based on producing world-class products with leading technology and innovation, excellence in quality and service at globally competitive cost, bringing value to our customer," said Federal-Mogul President and Chief Executive Officer Jose Maria Alapont. "We are proud and honored to be recognized as one of GM’s top suppliers and look forward to supporting the future success of this important customer."
The GM Supplier of the Year award began as a global program in 1992. Winners are selected by a global team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology and price. This year, General Motors honored 97 suppliers for their outstanding performance throughout 2007.