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Maxion Wheels Konigswinter Facility Receives Ford World Excellence Award

Maxion Wheels (“Maxion” or the “Company”) announced that its facility in Konigswinter, Germany, earned one of the coveted Silver World Excellence Awards (“WEA”) from Ford Motor Company in recognition of the facility’s contribution to delivering high-quality products to Ford during 2012.

Tony Brown, Ford group vice president, global purchasing, thanked the WEA-winning suppliers for their contribution by delivering high-quality products, and said the award winners had played a pivotal role in Ford’s progress though their dedication to excellence.

“We are happy to see our Konigswinter facility honored in this way by Ford, a significant global customer whom we value greatly,” said Pieter Klinkers, President, Maxion Wheels EAAP Division. “All of our associates in Konigswinter, like their colleagues throughout the rest of the world, worked very hard together in order to contribute to the success of Ford. The level of flexibility offered by our Konigswinter facility has been both exemplary and crucial to getting this important recognition from Ford. We are very thankful to Ford for the recognition, and to our people for making it happen.”

About Maxion Wheels

Maxion Wheels is a leading worldwide producer of aluminum and steel wheels for passenger cars and light trucks and of steel wheels for commercial trucks and trailers. The Company has global operations with 25 facilities, including business, sales offices and manufacturing facilities, located in 15 countries around the world. The Company sells products to every major North American, Asian and European manufacturer of passenger cars and light trucks and to commercial highway vehicle customers throughout the world.