DEARBORN, Mich. (May 10)--Six tire and rubber product companies are among 52 suppliers singled out recently by Ford Motor Co. with World Excellence Awards.
Pirelli Pneus S.A. of Santo Andre, Brazil, and Metzeler Automotive Profile Systems France S.A. of Charleval, France, earned gold awards for tires and weatherstripping, respectively, Ford said. Bando Manufacturing (Thailand) Ltd., Samutsakorn, Thailand (air conditioning belts, V-belts); Collins & Aikman Corp., Kitchener, Ontario (insulation noise, vibration and harshness); Cooper-Standard Automotive, Bowling Green, Ohio (weatherstripping); and Federal-Mogul Corp. Sealing Systems, Tepotzotlan, Mexico, (gaskets) earned silver awards.
Ford selects its excellence awards winners based on quality, cost and delivery performance
Press release from Ford Motor Co