Vari-Form Receives Sixth Consecutive 'Best in Class' Supplier Award from Collins & Aikman

Feb 06, 2004, 00:00 ET from Vari-Form

    STRATHROY, Ontario, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Vari-Form, the leader in
 hydroforming technologies, has received the 2002 Supplier Award for Best in
 Class from Collins & Aikman Corporation.  The award, Vari-Form's sixth
 consecutive, was recently presented at Vari-Form's Strathroy, Ontario
     Supplying the instrument panel (IP) beams for Chrysler minivans, Vari-Form
 was recognized for on-time delivery, quality performance and response, cost-
 reduction initiatives, and quality systems.  To date, Vari-Form has produced
 more than 7,000,000 Chrysler IP beams for Collins & Aikman (formerly produced
 for Textron's Automotive Trim Division).
     Randy Nicholls, Vari-Form's Plant Manager, said, "We are just as honored
 and excited to receive the award this year, as we were the first.  In fact,
 every year is more significant than the next, because it shows that our
 commitment to quality remains consistent."
     About Vari-Form
     Based in Warren, Michigan, Vari-Form is part of TI Automotive Limited, a
 privately held U.K. registered company.  TI Automotive Limited is one of the
 world's leading fluid storage, transfer and delivery companies and employs
 over 20,000 people at more than 150 manufacturing and customer-service
 facilities in over 28 countries.

SOURCE Vari-Form