April 07, 2014
Metaldyne Recognized by General Motors as a 2013 Supplier of the Year Winner
Plymouth, Mich. – April 7, 2014 – Metaldyne was named a GM Supplier of the Year during its 22nd annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 12 in Detroit, Mich.
GM’s exclusive Supplier of the Year awards were presented to only 68 suppliers worldwide, less than one percent of GM’s supply base, who have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations and created outstanding value. This is the first time Metaldyne has received this honor from GM.
“Our suppliers play a huge role in helping GM deliver compelling vehicles to our customers,” said Grace Lieblein, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “Supplier of the Year winners have outstanding track records for consistently meeting our business needs, while also supporting our cultural priorities.”
“Being recognized a General Motors’ Supplier of the Year is an exciting acknowledgement for all Metaldyne employees,” said Thomas Amato, president and CEO, Metaldyne LLC. “All of us at Metaldyne strive to provide General Motors and all our customers unrivaled support and leading technology, and we will continue delivering the best possible products and services to our customers well into the future.”
The award was accepted on behalf of Metaldyne and its employees by Thomas Amato and Stephanie Jett, Metaldyne’s vice president of sales – Vibration Control Systems.
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 26 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.
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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