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KUKA Recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year Winner

KUKA was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Wednesday, May 15 in Detroit.

May 24, 2019

This is the 4th time KUKA has received the award

During the event, GM recognized 133 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or introduced innovations to the company. KUKA is particularly proud to have once again received the General Motors Supplier of the Year Award.

We hold our suppliers to a high bar. They went above and beyond to deliver the innovations and quality that will help us earn customers for life.

Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain

GM’s most important suppliers in 2018

More than half of the suppliers are repeat winners from 2017. The Supplier of the Year award winners were chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives. Winners were selected based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics. The award acknowledges GM’s most important suppliers in 2018.

Given our long-standing, reliable business relationship with General Motors, we are extremely proud that our exceptional performance has been honored in this way by our customer. It is a remarkable celebration and KUKA is honored to be part of it.

Mike LaRose, President and COO of the KUKA Automotive Group America’s

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