KUKA Assembly & Test named a GM Supplier of the Year for the 3rd time at General Motors’ Supplier of the Year awards

KUKA is very proud to be one of GM’s best suppliers again.

KUKA Assembly & Test was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida.

AUGSBURG, Germany/Orlando, FL, USA, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries who have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value, or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier of the Year event in 1992. This is the third time KUKA has received the award.

This is an opportunity for General Motors to honor those suppliers who are truly the best of the best. The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate. The relationships we have with our supply base means everything when it comes to delivering a strong vehicle lineup today and the cutting-edge vehicles and mobility services of tomorrow.

Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain

More than 45 percent this year’s Supplier of the Year awardees are repeat winners from 2016

GM’s Supplier of the Year award is reserved for suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. Award winners represent companies who provide products and services to General Motors in the areas of vehicle components, supply chain and logistics, customer care and aftersales, and indirect services.

KUKA Systems GmbH

KUKA Systems is the reliable specialist for innovative joining and forming processes for a wide range of materials as well as one of the world’s leading suppliers of automated production and assembly solutions for sustainable industrial manufacturing. The international system integrator stands out in systems, tool & die and special-machine engineering thanks to customer focus, technological leadership and superior solutions. Over 5,800 employees across all market sectors are working on automation solutions for the products of tomorrow – from engineering, project management and systems implementation through to after-sales service.


Marco Plewe
Marketing Director
Division Automotive

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