Android Industries was named a Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida.
GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers. These award winners represented 17 different countries and a group of providers that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value, or brought new innovations to the company. The award-winning companies were selected from a pool of 5,200 potential candidates.
“This is an opportunity for General Motors to honor those suppliers who are truly the best of the best,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate. The relationships we have with our supply base mean everything when it comes to delivering a strong vehicle line-up today and the cutting-edge vehicles and mobility services of tomorrow.”
GM’s Supplier of the Year award is reserved for suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. Award winners represent companies who provide products and services to General Motors in the areas of vehicle components, supply chain and logistics, customer care and aftersales, and indirect services.
“As we move forward on General Motors’ truck programs and we look towards a dynamic future together, we’re committed to support GM’s mobility efforts. Our team is well-positioned to provide focused innovative solutions that enable GM to meet the evolving needs of our industry at a pace commensurate with the changing market. We are honored to be in partnership with General Motors as our preferred founding customer and we look forward to continued success together,” said Kathy Nichols, Android’s CEO.
Android Industries is a just-in-time assembly integrator, responsible for global supply chain management and the assembly of complex modular vehicle systems. Since 1988, Android has shipped more than 400 million modules to its customers’ vehicle assembly plants. Also, Android continues to refine its expertise in the design / build of tooling and equipment; this know-how originated in 1974 and today’s solutions are engineered to meet the unique needs of each vehicle program.
General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world’s largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com
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