General Motors recently named Brake Parts Inc, a division of First Brands Group, a 2020 GM Supplier of the Year.
GM’s annual supplier awards highlight global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements, in turn providing GM customers with innovative technologies among the highest quality in the automotive industry.
This is the fifth time Brake Parts Inc has received the award.
“As GM works to achieve a future with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, we are proud to have innovative and dedicated suppliers around the world as partners in this mission,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, global purchasing and supply chain.
“Throughout a challenging year, our suppliers have showed resilience and dedication in working toward our shared goal of long-term sustainability for our planet and the communities we serve, while meeting our present needs. We are pleased with what we’ve accomplished together in the past year and we are excited by the opportunity that lies ahead.”
The 2020 Supplier of the Year winners were selected by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics leaders. Winners were chosen based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics. GM recognized 122 of its best suppliers from 16 countries for performance in the 2020 calendar year. “We’re honored to be selected by GM as a Supplier of the Year,” said Rich Fleming, chief commercial officer for First Brands Group. “We value our partnership with GM, and we look forward to our continued collaboration in providing the highest quality brake products, advanced innovation, and superior customer service.”