By TNI Network
Date: Apr 22 , 2017

New Delhi: Japanese tyre manufacturer Bridgestone Corporation has been named General Motors Supplier of the Year during the 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony recently held in Orlando, Florida. This is the second consecutive year that Bridgestone has received this award, informed the tyre maker in a statement. “I am proud of the effort and dedication that earned Bridgestone this honor for the 15th time,” said Mike Martini, president, original equipment, US and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. “This award is a testament to our product, engineering and manufacturing performance at Bridgestone, and belongs to the dedicated teammates across our global organisation who bring value and innovation to partners like General Motors.” “We are focused on building positive supplier relationships and bringing new, customer-centric innovations to our suppliers,” said Steve Kiefer, General Motors vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The companies we recognised this year have brought innovation and delivered it with the quality our customers deserve.” Winning suppliers were chosen by a global team of General Motors purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives and selected based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Indirect Purchasing, Customer Care and Aftersales and Logistics.