Souce: FORVIA/HELLA announcement
NORTHVILLE, Mich. — Automotive lighting and electronics expert HELLA was named a GM Supplier of the Year winner in General Motors’ 30th annual Supplier of the Year awards in two categories again: Chassis Electronics and Lighting & Bulbs. HELLA continues the streak of excellence with this being the fourth year in a row to receive this award.
GM’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements, in turn providing GM customers with innovative technologies and among the highest quality in the automotive industry.
This year, GM recognized 134 suppliers from 16 countries with the Supplier of the Year distinction. A global cross functional team selected the 2021 Supplier of the Year winners based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales and Logistics.
“This year’s Supplier of the Year event was special not only because it’s the 30th anniversary of the program, but because it provided us with the opportunity to recognize our suppliers for persevering through one of the most challenging years the industry has ever faced,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “These top suppliers showed resilience and reinforced their commitment to pursuing sustainability and innovation. Through our strong relationships and collaboration, GM and our suppliers are poised to build a brighter future for generations to come.”
“Having won our 4th Supplier of the Year award in a row, is a true testament to how GM and HELLA have forged a strong partnership to bring our customers the best solutions for tomorrow,“ said Joerg Weisgerber, Member of the Electronics Executive Board at HELLA. „We are again honored to receive this award and look forward to our continued relationship.”