Cummins recognized DENSO International America‘s (DIAM) Supplier Diversity program with a Diversity Award presented at its 2017 U.S. Supplier Conference. The global diesel engine and alternative fuel technology leader highlighted DENSO’s work promoting diversity and inclusion across the business, helping Cummins meet global procurement goals.
“Including diverse businesses within our supply base contributes to DENSO’s and our customer’s long-term success,” said Mike Winkler, vice president, North America purchasing at DENSO. “We’re proud to be recognized as a leader in this space and will continue to develop relationships with minority-owned businesses to enhance the community and strengthen DENSO’s supply chain.”
The award distinction aligns with DENSO’s Supplier Diversity Mission, which includes:
- Developing inclusion of diverse business within the supply base, which helps contribute to long-term economic and social stability
- Developing and nurturing a diverse and global-best competitive supply base
- Seeking supplier partners who share a commitment to continuous improvement while providing value to our customers and society
DENSO received the award during Cummins’ 2017 U.S. Supplier Conference in Columbus, Indiana, and was selected out of more than 5,000 other suppliers across the country.