SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (May 10, 2006) — Federal-Mogul Corp. was named a General Motors Corp. Global Supplier of the Year for its overall business performance in providing GM with world-class powertrain products and technology.
The Southfield-based automotive component manufacturer received the award recently during ceremonies at GM's Technical Center in Warren, Mich.
“Being honored with a GM Global Supplier of the Year Award demonstrates Federal-Mogul's continued commitment to create value for our customers through quality excellence in products and services as well as innovative technology at competitive costs,” said JosÃ&Copy; Maria Alapont, Federal-Mogul chairman, president and CEO.
The company supplies a wide range of pistons, bearings, engine sealing modules and other automotive products to GM manufacturing facilities throughout the world.
“We consider Federal-Mogul to be a role model for all suppliers,” said Bo Andersson, GM vice president of global purchasing and supply chain. “They are recognized as a GM Global Supplier of the Year because they exceeded our expectations in 2005. Federal-Mogul is one of the best in the world and we thank them for their hard work and commitment to helping make GM vehicles the best in the world.”
GM began its “Global Supplier of the Year” award in 1992. Winners are selected by a team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology and price.
Federal-Mogul supplies automotive components, systems and modules to original equipment manufacturers and the global aftermarket.