DETROIT, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Adient (NYSE: ADNT), the world’s largest automotive seating supplier, has named its 2017 Supplier Performance Award winners, recognizing 53 suppliers for their leadership and excellence. The suppliers were honored during the company’s annual Supplier Expectation Day held in Detroit.
Bruce McDonald, chairman and CEO for Adient, addresses 53 of Adient’s top suppliers at Supplier Expectation Day.
“We congratulate all of our outstanding suppliers who share our commitment to excellence,” said Bruce McDonald, chairman and CEO for Adient. “Through their dedication, focus and hard work, these partners continue to help us deliver industry-leading products for our global customers.”
Adient debuted as an independent, publically traded company after its separation from Johnson Controls on Oct. 31, 2016.
Suppliers from around the world were recognized for their exceptional performance in the categories of quality, cost, logistics, development, technology and service. The awards are presented in four levels of accomplishment – platinum, gold, silver and bronze.
“Adient relies on its suppliers to be innovative, enhance collaboration and share in our core values,” said Kelly Bysouth, vice president of global procurement and supply chain. “Every year, our suppliers continue to impress us with their commitment to excellence.”
The Platinum 2017 Supplier Performance Award recipients were:
Kenwal Steel Corporation
The Gold 2017 Supplier Performance Award recipients were:
AWL Techniek B.V.
Leoni Wiring Systems
EDS Manufacturing Inc.
Carol Stream, Illinois
Iteco spol. s.r.o.
The Silver 2017 Supplier Performance Award recipients were:
Tooling Systems Group
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
Waltham Cross, United Kingdom
Atlas Copco Industrial Technique AB
Asmo Co. Itd.
Kosai City, Japan
Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems
Flamm Syscomp GmbH & Co.KG