KARIYA, Japan — DENSO Corp. received Ford Motor Co.’s coveted Aligned Business Framework award for its global supply of a full lineup of air conditioning compressors and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) assemblies and modules at Ford’s 17th World Excellence Awards ceremony.
DENSO was one of nine suppliers to receive this distinguished award. Ford also honored DENSO affiliate Michigan Automotive Compressor Inc. (MACI) with one of the company’s highest recognitions for suppliers – the Silver World Excellence Award. This marks the second time in six years MACI has received an award at the ceremony.
“DENSO places a great emphasis on providing innovative and high-quality products, and this award helps demonstrate our commitment to those goals,” said Haruya Maruyama, executive vice president of DENSO Japan. “We want to congratulate all of our employees who helped earn this award, and we look forward to meeting high quality standards with our products in the future.”
The World Excellence Awards honor production and non-production suppliers that have exceeded Ford’s highest standards in cost, quality, technology and delivery, while at the same time embracing the “ONE Ford” mindset and helping the company deliver products with an unparalleled standard of excellence. Ford honored 32 suppliers of its top 150 global suppliers at its annual recognition event. DENSO was one of 21 suppliers that received the Silver World Excellence award.