Novares Group’s La Prairie du Chien site in the US has been named as GM (General Motors) 2018 Supplier of the Year, in recognition of its exceptional quality performance.
This is the second year in a row that the plant has won the award following another perfect year with no customer complaints and an exemplary quality performance of zero defects per million parts delivered.
Dan Kane, GM Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, came to the site to present the award to La Prairie du Chien which is a specialist in powertrain components for the automotive sector.
Formerly part of the MPC company, it joined Novares in early 2019. It is one of nine sites that Novares owns in the US.
“This award confirms our success and commitment to delivering quality products to our clients, so they, in turn, can deliver quality products to the final customer. Novares is pursuing an intensive growth and innovation strategy to better serve customers and La Prairie du Chien site, which we acquired this year, is proving to be a welcome addition to the Novares family,” said Pierre Boulet, CEO of Novares.
Novares group is a portfolio company of Equistone Partners Europe, with BPI France as second largest shareholder.
Headquartered in France, Novares is a global plastic solutions provider that designs and manufactures complex components & systems serving the future of the automotive industry. The company creates and produces cutting edge automotive solutions with technical plastic injection for cleaner, lighter, connected, cars with intelligent and intuitive interfaces for all passengers.
Novares co-develops and provides engineering and manufacturing expertise to virtually every OEM and many Tier-1 companies in the automotive market. Following MPC integration, Novares’ 2019 revenues should amount to €1.4 billion.
The Group, including Novares Venture Capital participations, is present in 22 countries, runs 47 Manufacturing Plants, 8 Skill Centers, 8 Technical Centers and 19 Customer Service Centers, around the globe to partner with customers.