Brussels – General Motors has named Bridgestone among its 2015 ‘supplier of the year’ award-winners, the tire and rubber company announced 17 March.
The award was presented at a ceremony in Detroit, Michigan, where GM recognised 110 of its best suppliers from 17 countries.
Winning suppliers were chosen by a global team of GM purchasing; engineering, quality, manufacturing; and logistics executives and selected based on performance criteria in product purchasing; indirect purchasing; customer care and aftersales; and logistics.
Bridgestone has been a major tire supplier to Opel/Vauxhall for many years now, Christophe de Valroger, vice president, OE consumer, at Bridgestone Europe NV/SA, noted in a company press release.
“It’s a great reflection of the efforts and strong teamwork from all departments across Bridgestone Europe working in partnership with a customer to produce class leading products driven by innovation and technology,” said Valroger.