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Ford honors Murata with World Excellence Award

Murata Electronics announced that it was named as a top-performing global supplier at the 22nd Ford World Excellence Awards held virtually on October 30, 2020. Ford’s annual program highlights companies that exceed expectations and achieve the highest levels of excellence in quality, cost, performance, and delivery. Murata was presented with a Special Recognition Award, marking the first time a tier-2 supplier was bestowed with the honor.


“Murata is incredibly proud to receive this global award. It speaks to our commitment in supporting the automotive market and acknowledges our team’s performance under particularly challenging scenarios and under pressure in clutch situations. The fact that Murata was selected for our excellent design, technical, and customer-focused support demonstrates how Ford values its relationships and shared successes with suppliers,” David Gannon, Murata Electronics North America, Director, Mobility Sales Group.


“Ford’s annual World Excellence Awards recognize our top-performing suppliers for their contributions to our success,” said Hau Thai-Tang, chief product platform and operations officer. “Congratulations to Murata for being a recipient of this coveted award. Thank you for all that you do in support of Ford Motor Company.”


Honorees were recognized for achieving the highest levels of global excellence in categories, including:


*            Primary brand pillar awards in winning portfolio, propulsion choices, autonomous technology and connected services categories

*            Fitness awards for suppliers that most exemplify the framework’s principles, with an emphasis on quality, value and innovation

*            Special recognition for suppliers that deliver results exceeding expectations

*            Diverse supplier of the year and supplier diversity development corporation of the year for suppliers that excel in integrating diversity into their organization and business process

*            Sustainability supplier of the year for a supplier that improves the business environment

*            Gold and silver for supplier manufacturing sites demonstrating superior quality, delivery and cost performance throughout the year.



About Murata:

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components and solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world.

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