Bharat Forge was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 25 th A nnual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31 in Orlando, Florida.
GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that 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 f irst time Bharat Forge has received the award.
"We are focused on building positive supplier relationships, bringing new, customer - centric innovations to GM and being the OEM of choice among suppliers," said Steve Kiefer, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "The companies we recognize tonight not only have brought innovation, they delivered it with the quality our customers deserve."
More than half of the suppliers are repeat winners from 2015.
Winning suppliers were chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logi stics executives and selected based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Indirect Purchasing, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.
The award was received by Mr. Amit Kalyani, Executive Director, Bharat Forge and Mr. Subodh Tandale, Execu tive Director, Bharat Forge.
Bharat Forge Limited (BFL) is the flagship company of the USD 2.5 billion Kalyani Group and a global provider of high performance, innovative, safety & critical components and solutions to various industrial sectors including Automotive, Railways, Power, C onstruction & Mining, Aerospace, Marine and Oil & Gas. BFL today has largest repository of metallurgical knowledge in the region and offers full service supply capability to its geographically dispersed marquee customers from concept to product design, engineering, manufacturing, testing and validation. At the cusp of a breakout growth & transformation into an engineering conglomerate through its a ggressive foray in capital goods and infrastructure sectors, BFL is committed to proactively expedite India’s transformation into a global economic powerhouse.
General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and t he company has leadership positions in the world's largest and fastest - growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling b rands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at www.gm.com