Johnson Controls Honors Top Suppliers At 18th Annual North American Supplier Performance Awards Ceremony

Johnson Controls Honors Top Suppliers At 18th Annual North American Supplier Performance Awards Ceremony

Top-performing auto suppliers acknowledged for commitment to excellence in 2013.

PLYMOUTH, Mich. – Twenty-four automotive suppliers were honored by Johnson Controls for their leadership and commitment to the company’s automotive seating business at the Johnson Controls 18th annual North American Supplier Performance Awards ceremony. The event was held recently in Plymouth, Mich.
"Our suppliers worked alongside us throughout the year, sharing a commitment to excellence and exceeding expectations," said Kelly Bysouth, group vice president, global purchasing, automotive seating. "We’re pleased to recognize suppliers that continue to achieve award status year over year, which proves their dedication to our joint success. In addition, there are some new names on the list, as well as a leadership award for global growth – a category that wasn’t recognized in 2012."
Johnson Controls’ North American Supplier Performance Awards are presented for top performance in the following areas: quality, cost, logistics, development, technology and service. This year, outstanding performance by the company’s supply base was recognized on four levels – platinum, gold, silver and bronze.
Recipients of the Platinum 2013 Supplier Performance Award were:
·      Automatic Spring Products Inc., Grand Haven, Mich.            
·      E & E Manufacturing, Plymouth, Mich.
·      Kenwal Steel Corp., Dearborn, Mich.
Gold 2013 Supplier Performance Award recipients were:
·      Global Enterprises, Huntington Woods, Mich.
Silver 2013 Supplier Performance Award recipients were:
·      Bayer Material Science, Leverkusen, Germany
·      BILSTEIN, Hagen, Germany
·      Continental Midland, Park Forest, Ill.
·      Dow Automotive Systems, Auburn Hills, Mich.
·      EDS Manufacturing Inc., Nogales, Ariz.
·      Grand Rapids Controls Co. LLC, Rockford, Mich.
·      Greenfield Research, Greenfield, Ohio
·      JSP International LLC, Wayne, Pa.
·      LG Hausys America, Inc., Seoul, Korea
·      Petoskey Plastics, Petoskey, Mich.
·      PTX, Clemmons, N.C.
·      Unique Fabricating, Auburn Hills, Mich.
Supplier companies recognized with a Bronze 2013 Supplier Performance Award were:  
·      Akko Fasteners Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio                  
·      Alex Products, Ridgeville Corners, Ohio
·      ASMO Manufacturing Inc., Battle Creek, Mich.
·      Leggett & Platt, Carthage, Mo.
·      Royal Technologies, Hudsonville, Mich.
·      West Michigan Molding, Inc., Grand Haven, Mich.
·      Williamston Products Inc., Williamston, Mich.
In addition, Johnson Controls officials presented four leadership awards in the following areas:
·      Sustainability – Petoskey Plastics, Petoskey, Mich.
·      Customer Satisfaction – Beach Mold & Tool, New Albany, Ind.
·      Continuous Improvement – Global Enterprises, Huntington Woods, Mich.
·      Global Growth – E & E Manufacturing, Plymouth, Mich.

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