Hayes Lemmerz International has recently been selected as Volkswagen South Africa’s (VWSA) “OE Supplier Excellence of the Year” for 2006. The award was recently presented at a VWSA supplier function in George, South Africa.
Fred Bentley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Hayes Lemmerz Global Wheel Group said, “We are pleased to be honored as an outstanding automotive supplier. We strive for excellent quality in all of our facilities around the world. This award is recognition of our commitment to customer satisfaction, being a low cost producer, and having the best people.”
Hayes Lemmerz South Africa Operations, which is located near Johannesburg, manufactures cast aluminum wheels.
Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc. is a world leading global supplier of automotive and commercial highway wheels, brakes, powertrain, suspension, structural and other lightweight components. The Company has 35 facilities and approximately 10,000 employees worldwide.