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BASF Earns General Motors Supplier of the Year Award for 13th Time

Published on 2018-05-25. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Automotive Coatings    

BASF was named a 2017 General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for the thirteenth time since 2002. The award is presented to suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost.

Honoring Best Suppliers in the Industry


BASF GM Supplier Award
BASF Earns General Motors Supplier of the Year Award for 13th Time
This is an opportunity for General Motors to honor those suppliers who are truly the best of the best,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.

The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate. The relationships we have with our supply base mean everything when it comes to delivering a strong vehicle lineup today and the cutting-edge vehicles and mobility services of tomorrow.

Improving Productivity & Environmental Performance


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. With its broad array of color solutions and modern paint processes, BASF’s Coatings division helps GM improve productivity and environmental performance.

BASF provides its time and resource saving Integrated Paint Process to GM and supplies a majority of its plants in North America with its world class CathoGuard® 800 electrocoat, among other technologies.

Long-standing Relationship between GM and BASF


The long-standing and trustful relationship between GM and BASF is an example of what can be accomplished through a successful partnership,” said Teressa Szelest, President, Market and Business Development North America at BASF.

Together, we are collaborating to drive innovation, customer service, safety and sustainability, and open new pathways for the future of mobility.”

Teressa Szelest accepted the award on behalf of BASF at the 26th annual awards ceremony in Orlando, Florida.


Source: BASF
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