Shanghai, China - Polyurethane systems supplier Elastogran GmbH and its parent group BASF were among suppliers commended in a recent awards ceremony in Shanghai by major automotive supplier Visteon Corp.
Visteon's annual Visteon Important Partner (VIP) ceremony, held for the first time in China, recognised 28 outstanding Visteonsuppliers around the world.
"Our suppliers are absolutely critical to Visteon's success indelivering high-quality, cost-competitive, and leading-edge products tovehicle manufacturers," said Jonathan Maples, vice president, globalpurchasing, in a Visteon announcement. "Our industry is highly competitive, and a reliable and value-based supply chain can be a key competitive advantage as we drivetoward sustained success in the marketplace."
Outstanding performers in Visteon's global supply base are selected on quality, delivery, cost, productivity, technical capability, innovation and launch support for new programmes.
The awards are across Visteon's three main product groups, climate, interiors, and electronics. Elastogan and BASF were among the interiors suppliers commended. epw"