Federal-Mogul Corp.'s gasket manufacturing facility in Tepotzotlan, Mexico, received Ford Motor Co.'s Silver World Excellence Award for the unit's superior performance in 2004. Ford said 26 suppliers recently were awarded Gold Awards and 26 received Silver Awards at a presentation at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich. Jose Maria Alapont, Federal-Mogul's president/CEO (center) is shown with the award, along with Tony Brown, (left) senior vice president, Ford Global Purchasing, and Jim Padilla, Ford's president/COO.
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