Maxion Wheels Receives Ford Motor Company Recognition of Achievement Award
NORTHVILLE, Mich., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxion Wheels ("Maxion" or the "Company") announced its receipt of Ford Motor Company's 2011 Recognition of Achievement Award. Ford held its annual World Excellence Awards on June 1 to honor sixty-two top performing global suppliers with different awards depending on the supplier's specific contribution to Ford's growth.
Ford named ten suppliers as recipients of the Recognition of Achievement Award, which recognizes a supplier's efforts in customer satisfaction through notable contributions in New Consumer-Focused Technology, Consumer-Driven 6-Sigma, Durability and Reliability, Corporate Responsibility, Community Service and ABF Principles. The Company's San Luis Potosi, Mexico facility won the award in the area of Durability & Reliability. Ford executives Tony Brown and Alan Mulally thanked all of the recognized suppliers for their contribution.
"We are honored to receive this important award from our valued customer Ford," said Fred Bentley, CEO, Maxion Wheels. "Our facilities in Mexico and elsewhere around the globe are dedicated to supplying Ford and all of our global customers with durable, reliable, world-class products and I am happy to see their efforts acknowledged."
About Maxion Wheels
Maxion Wheels is a leading worldwide producer of aluminum and steel wheels for passenger cars and light trucks and of steel wheels for commercial trucks and trailers. The Company has global operations with 25 facilities, including business, sales offices and manufacturing facilities, located in 15 countries around the world. The Company sells products to every major North American, Asian and European manufacturer of passenger cars and light trucks and to commercial highway vehicle customers throughout the world.
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