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Adient honors leading suppliers for commitment to excellence in 2016

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Adient, the world's largest global automotive seating supplier, recognized 51 suppliers for their leadership and superior performance. The suppliers were honored during the company's annual Supplier Performance Awards ceremony held in Detroit.

Kelly Bysouth, Adient's vice president of procurement and supply chain, congratulates the company's winning suppliers.

"We congratulate all of our outstanding suppliers for their commitment to achieving operational excellence in everything they do. Through their dedication, focus and hard work, these partners continue to help us meet the rigorous demands of our global customers," said Kelly Bysouth, vice president, global procurement and supply chain for Adient.

Adient (NYSE:ADNT) debuted as an independent, publically traded company after its separation from Johnson Controls on Oct. 31, 2016.

Adient recognized suppliers from around the world for outstanding performance in the categories of quality, cost, logistics, development, technology and service. The awards are presented in four levels of accomplishment – platinum, gold, silver and bronze.

The Platinum 2016 Supplier Performance Award recipients were:

-     SSAB EMEA AB

Sweden

-     Omega Technology Plastic GmbH & CO. KG

Germany

The Gold 2016 Supplier Performance Award recipients were

-     Üçler Kelepçe ve Yedek Parça Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti.

Turkey

-     Paul Craemer GmbH

Germany

-     Tefaş Kimyasal ve Seramik Kaplama Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

Turkey

-     SANJO Fineblanking Barcelona S.A.U.

Spain

-     EDS Manufacturing

Nogales, Arizona

-     Kenwal Steel Corporation

Dearborn, Michigan

-     BILSTEIN GmbH & Co. KG

Germany

-     ASMO Manufacturing

Battle Creek, Michigan

-     AE PLASZTIK KFT

Hungary

-     Giebeler GmbH

Germany

-     Kongsberg Automotive

Novi, Michigan

-     HIGA S.R.O

Slovakia

The Silver 2016 Supplier Performance Award recipients were:

-     DOGA S.A.

Spain

-     Fujikura Automotive America

Japan

-     SINFLEX – Indústria de Molas Técnicas, Lda

Portugal

-     Grand Rapids Controls Company LLC

Rockford, Michigan

-     Leggett & Platt Automotive Group

Canada

-     Ficosa

Portugal

-     Robert Bosch GmbH

Germany

-     Multitech Industries

Carol Stream, Illinois

-     Beach Mold and Tool

New Albany, Indiana

-     BASF

Germany

-     Ptx Textiles, INC.

Clemmons, N. Carolina

-     American & Efrid LLC

Mount Holly, N. Carolina

The Bronze 2016 Supplier Performance Award recipients were:

-     Günter Jasper GmbH & Co. KG

Germany

-     Oehmetic GmbH

Germany

-     Industrias Gol SAU

Spain

-     Industrias Garita S.L.

Spain

-     Alta Yedek Parça ve Kalıp Sanayi ve Ticaret

Turkey

-     Zakłady Metalowe POSTĘP S.A.

Poland

-     Leoni Wiring Systems

Germany

-     Halung GmbH & Co

Germany

-     Alex Products

Ridgeville Corners, Ohio

-     Fietz Thermoplast GmbH

Germany

-     IZO

Poland

-     Petoskey Plastics

Petosky, Michigan

-     Coats

United Kingdom

-     Global Enterprises

Huntington Woods, Mich.

-     Covestro

Germany

-     Gentherm

Northville, Michigan

-     I.G. Bauerhin GmbH

Canada

-     COBA Automotive

Slovakia

-     Unique Fabricating, INC

Auburn Hills, Michigan

-     CNI INC

Oak Park, Michigan

-     Dow Chemical

Midland, Michigan

-     Kostel

Croatia

Adient also presented Leadership Awards to the following suppliers:

  • Continuous Improvement – Beach Mold & Tool
  • Innovation – Air Products
  • Global Growth – Boltun Corporation and Teknia Group
  • Customer Satisfaction – Fujikura Automotive America and Fietz Thermoplast GmbH
  • Quality Leadership – Gunter Jasper GMbH & Co. KG
  • Supplier Diversity & Excellence – CNI Inc.

About Adient:

Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing – and into more than 25 million vehicles every year. For more information on Adient, please visit adient.com

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