February 21, 2013
Metaldyne Receives Three GM Supplier Quality Awards for 2012 Performance
Plymouth, Mich. – February 21, 2013 – Metaldyne, LLC today announced that three of its global operating plants received Supplier Quality Excellence Awards from General Motors for exceptional quality and delivery performance in 2012.
General Motors recognized Metaldyne facilities located in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico; Suzhou, China; and North Vernon, Indiana (USA) for quality performance over the past 12 months. Plants must meet a set of stringent quality and delivery performance grading criteria to be eligible for the award, which is only given to a select group of GM’s top performing suppliers.
“These awards are a testament to Metaldyne’s operating model, which is based upon a commitment to operational excellence across our global facilities,” said Thomas Amato, president and CEO, Metaldyne. “It is an honor to be recognized by General Motors for the efforts of our dedicated employees at these facilities.”
General Motors is one of Metaldyne’s largest customers.
Metaldyne LLC is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered metal-based components for engine, transmission, and driveline applications in the automotive and light truck markets. Products include powder metal engine connecting rods, engine bearing caps, engine cylinder oil jets, transmission sub assemblies, forged differential gears and pinions, differential assemblies, engine balance shaft modules, transmission shafts, and engine crankshaft dampers.
Metaldyne has over $1 billion in annual revenue, with 25 locations in 13 countries, and is owned by American Securities, a leading private equity firm (www.american-securities.com). More information about Metaldyne can be found at www.metaldyne.com.
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