Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc. announced its steel wheel manufacturing operation in Guarulhos, Brazil has received the 2005 supplier award from Volkswagen of Brazil.
The award recognizes Hayes Lemmerz for its steel wheels, in the category of “Logistics – Domestic Productive Parts”.
The award was recently presented by Messrs. Hans-Christian Maergner, President of Volkswagen of Brazil and Thomas Gropp, Purchasing Director of Volkswagen of Brazil.
“I am honored that Volkswagen has recognized our efforts to be an industry leader,” said Fred Bentley, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company’s Global Wheel Group. “The key is having a team that truly practices Operational Excellence. Our team strives to provide our customers with the best products and service possible.”
Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc. is a leading global supplier of automotive and commercial highway wheels, brakes, powertrain, suspension, structural and other lightweight components. The Company has 34 facilities and approximately 10,000 employees worldwide.