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Ford Names Winners of 2016 World Excellence Awards

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Ford on Friday handed out 57 awards to its global suppliers at the 18th annual World Excellence Awards. The awards cover 11 different categories that honor suppliers for everything from quality and eco-friendliness to consistent quality and cost performance efforts at supplier manufacturing sites.

Ford’s World Excellence Awards allow us to recognize suppliers who demonstrate a strong commitment to quality, performance and teamwork,” said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford group vice president, global purchasing. “These award-winning companies have helped Ford deliver a breakthrough year, and we are thankful they are part of our One Ford team.”

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The 11 categories of the Ford World Excellence Award are: quality, green, safe, smart, Lincoln luxury, Aligned Business Framework, special recognition, Diverse Supplier of the Year, Supplier Diversity Development Corporation of the Year, gold, and silver. The winners of the 2016 awards are as follows:

Quality brand

  • ThyssenKrupp
  • Maxion Wheels
  • TI Group Automotive Systems
  • Auma – Bocar Group

Green brand

  • Panasonic Automotive Systems
  • PPG Industries
  • Durr
  • Tupy S.A.
  • Kautex Textron GMBH & Co. KG

Safe brand

  • Windsor Machine Group
  • Walbridge
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Autoliv

Smart brand

  • Magna International Inc.
  • Valeo
  • Leggett & Platt Automotive Group
  • Schaeffler Group

Lincoln luxury

  • Harman International

Aligned Business Framework

  • BorgWarner Corporation
  • Flex-N-Gate
  • Linamar Corporation
  • Continental AG
  • Thai Summit Group
  • Hitachi Ltd.
  • Agero
  • Active Aero Group
  • Nemak

Special recognition

  • Tower Automotive
  • Martinrea International Inc.

Diverse Supplier of the Year

  • Systems Technology Group

Supplier Diversity Development Corporation of the Year

  • Lear Corporation


  • Spectra Premium Industries Inc.
  • WPP
  • Abel Construction Company Inc.
  • Transportes Lar Mex SA DE CV
  • Comstar Automotive Technologies
  • Autoliv BKI SA
  • Valeo Lighting Injection SA
  • Yazaki Systems Automotive SRL
  • Rehau SA DE CV
  • Denso Manufacturing Tennessee Inc.
  • Dana Automotive Systems Group
  • Soc. Michelin DE Part Ind E Com LTDA


  • Iljin Donga Automotive
  • Yapp India Automotive
  • PGI Far East Precision Products Co.
  • BorgWarner Poland SP. Z O.O.
  • Brose Sistemas de Fechaduras Para Automoveis
  • Robert Bosch GMBH
  • Paulstra SNC
  • Honeywell Garrett Italia SRL
  • Advics North America Inc.
  • Hella Electronics Corp.
  • Ogura Corporation
  • Pirelli Pneuss SA
  • EWIE Europe Ltd
  • Sewells Australia PTY Ltd.

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