MONTERREY, Mexico, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Metalsa – a supplier of structural components for light and commercial vehicles – was recognized February 24 with the Regional Contribution Award from Toyota Motor Corporation for the outstanding contribution to Toyota in North America region for safety, quality, delivery and various projects at the Apodaca Plant in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Toyota Motor Corporation Chairman, Takeshi Uchiyamada, presented the award to Leopoldo Cedillo, Metalsa CEO, during the 2017 Annual Global Suppliers Convention in Nagoya, Japan. Metalsa was the only Mexican supplier to be recognized for their efforts during this Global Event.
"Metalsa is committed to exceed its customers' expectations by delivering competitive quality products that are safe and sustainable," said Metalsa CEO Leopoldo Cedillo. "This prestigious award is a testament to that commitment, and we are honored to have received this recognition."
Metalsa has received a number of awards for their products and services, including: the Sustainability Supplier of the Year Award as a Corporation and Supplier Quality Excellence Award for Metalsa Owensboro in KY, USA from FCA US LLC in 2016; Supplier Quality Excellence Award from General Motors Co. in 2015 for Metalsa San Luis Potosi in Mexico Plant; Preferred Quality Supplier Award by Tata Motors in 2016 to Metalsa Jamshedpur Plant in India for the successful implementation of "World Class Supplier Quality System;" and others.
About Metalsa S.A. de C.V.
Metalsa, a subsidiary of Grupo Proeza, manufactures structural components for the light and commercial vehicle markets. Products include chassis frames and body structural stampings and assemblies for passenger cars and light trucks, as well as chassis frames, side rails and cross members for heavy trucks and buses. The company has presence in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Thailand, South Africa, the United States and a joint venture in the United Kingdom. Metalsa distinguishes itself by offering quality, differentiated service and innovation, competitiveness and customization to each customer. Founded in 1956, Metalsa has approximately 12,000 employees globally. For additional information, please visit http://www.metalsa.com.
About Grupo Proeza
Grupo Proeza is a privately-held Mexican group with three businesses: Metalsa, Citrofrut and Zánitas. Its corporate headquarters are located in Monterrey, Mexico and it employs more than 14,500 people. The Group has a global presence and provides services and sells its products around the world. For additional information, please visit http://www.proeza.com.mx.
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SOURCE Metalsa S.A. de C.V.