Gentex Corp. was recognized as one of Ford Motor Co.’s Top-Performing Global Suppliers during its 19th annual Ford World Excellence Awards ceremony held Wednesday, May 17, in Dearborn, Michigan.
Fifty-four companies were selected from thousands of Ford global suppliers. Production and nonproduction suppliers from more than a dozen countries were honored for achieving the highest levels of excellence in quality, cost, performance and delivery.
Strong suppliers are an integral part of Ford’s success. Gentex was one of four companies honored with a World Excellence Award under special recognition.
“The Ford World Excellence Awards recognize our outstanding suppliers around the world,” said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford group vice president, global purchasing. “These suppliers deliver excellence at every level, and are key to Ford’s success as we transform to an auto and mobility company.”
Gentex is a supplier of vision-enhancing technologies to the global automotive industry and a longtime supplier to Ford Motor Co.
“We’re honored to be recognized as a Ford Motor Co. top-performing supplier,” said Steve Downing, Gentex senior vice president and chief financial officer. “We strive to be a resource – a supplier our customers can rely on – and Ford Motor Co. continues to be a great partner as we work together to consistently deliver innovative, high-quality products to our customers.”