June 5, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC honored its top-performing suppliers during the Company’s 2013 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony held today at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
“Chrysler Group suppliers need to be nimble, innovative and, above all else, focused on the quality of the parts and services they are providing us,” said Kunselman. “The suppliers we are honoring today have proven themselves to be motivated, capable and excited to be on the Chrysler team. They are critical to our success in delivering our customers the best cars and trucks in the world.”
Tony Brown, Ford; Jim Haas, SPI; Alan Mulally, Ford; Raj Nair, Ford
May 2012 – Summit Polymers was awarded the Gold Award from Ford Motor Company’s Tony Brown during a world excellence award ceremony.
Tony Brown, Group Vice President, Global Purchasing, congratulated the award winners by saying “Congratulations to the 2011 World Excellence Award Winners. Your relentless commitment in the pursuit of excellence for technology, quality and cost efficiency distinguishes your company as a valued member of the ONE Ford Team and enables all of us to achieve our ONE Ford Goal – delivering profitable growth for all. Thank you for helping Ford Go Further and deliver to customers the best vehicles in the world.”
Ford Motor Company recognized its 2010 top performing global suppliers with the World Excellence Awards, the company’s highest recognition for its suppliers across the globe.
The World Excellence Awards honor suppliers that have aligned themselves with the values and operating practices of Ford while reaching the highest quality, technology, cost and delivery standards.
Summit has announced significant expansion plans in China and Mexico to meet expected business growth and to support the global platform strategies of its’ key OE customers.
A new facility opened in Silao Mexico in 1Q of 2012. This plant includes a full range of injection molding presses (75 ton to 1500 ton) and full decorating and assembly capabilities. This plant is ideally located to serve the growth of Summit’s automotive OE customers in central Mexico, as well as support for global platform programs.
Summit has begun expansion of its’ manufacturing facility in Nanjing, China which will essentially double the capacity of the plant. The plant will have a broad range of injection molding presses (50 ton to 600 ton) and will continue to specialize in high value added, labor intensive kinetic products. Logistic services are in place to support multiple region global platform programs.