General Motors recognized Cooper Standard (NYSE: CPS) as a 2021 Supplier of
the Year. GM celebrated honorees at its 30th annual Supplier of the Year
awards ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona, last week.
GM’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that distinguish
themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements, in turn providing GM customers
with innovative technologies and among the highest quality in the automotive
industry. This year, GM recognized 134 suppliers from 16 countries with the
Supplier of the Year distinction.
This is the fifth year in a row Cooper Standard has received the award.
“It’s a great honor to again be recognized by General Motors for our
innovation, delivery and quality achievements,” said Patrick Clark, senior
vice president, chief manufacturing and commercial officer, Cooper Standard.
“The Cooper Standard team continues to deliver industry-leading solutions
and outstanding customer service to address customers’ current and future
needs. This recognition is a testament to all our employees who worked
tirelessly to fulfill our mission to Be the First Choice of the Stakeholders
General Motors names Cooper Standard a 2021 Supplier of the Year.
“This year’s Supplier of the Year event was special not only because it’s
the 30th anniversary of the program, but because it provided us with the
opportunity to recognize our suppliers for persevering through one of the
most challenging years the industry has ever faced,” said Shilpan Amin, GM
vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “These top suppliers
showed resilience and reinforced their commitment to pursuing sustainability
and innovation. Through our strong relationships and collaboration, GM and
our suppliers are poised to build a brighter future for generations to
A global cross functional team selected the 2021 Supplier of the Year
winners based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global
Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales and
About Cooper Standard
Cooper Standard, headquartered in Northville, Mich., with locations in 21
countries, is a leading global supplier of sealing and fluid handling
systems and components. Utilizing our materials science and manufacturing
expertise, we create innovative and sustainable engineered solutions for
diverse transportation and industrial markets. Cooper Standard’s
approximately 23,000 employees are at the heart of our success, continuously
improving our business and surrounding communities. Learn more at
www.cooperstandard.com or follow us on Twitter @CooperStandard.
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