General Motors recognized Cooper Standard as a 2021 Supplier of the Year, according to the news release.
GM celebrated honorees at its 30th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona.
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 is the fifth year in a row Cooper Standard has received the award.
“It’s a great honor to again be recognized by General Motors for our innovation, delivery and quality achievements,” said Patrick Clark, SVP, chief manufacturing and commercial officer, Cooper Standard. “The Cooper Standard team continues to deliver industry-leading solutions and outstanding customer service to address customers’ current and future needs. This recognition is a testament to all our employees who worked tirelessly to fulfill our mission to Be the First Choice of the Stakeholders We Serve.”
This year, GM recognized 134 suppliers from 16 countries with the Supplier of the Year distinction.
“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.”
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.