AKWEL recognised by Jaguar Land Rover and General Motors

Thursday, 23 May 2019

AKWEL recognised by Jaguar Land Rover and General Motors

On Tuesday 14th May 2019, AKWEL received a “Silver Award” from Jaguar Land Rover during its annual Supplier Excellence Awards ceremony held in Coventry (UK). Only 15 suppliers out of 3500 around the world were recognised for their extraordinary contribution to Jaguar Land Rover’s business, cost transformation and operational delivery over the course of the last year. Ian Harnett, Jaguar Land Rover Director of Global Purchasing, commented: “This year, we have faced unprecedented challenges across our business. Despite this, we have continued to produce more desirable, more refined and better quality cars than ever before. We could not achieve this without the suppliers that underpin our business. Our annual Supplier Excellence Awards are an opportunity for us to celebrate the suppliers and the people who collectively have worked hard and diligently these past 12 months.

The same week, AKWEL 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 (USA). During the event, GM recognized its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations. “We hold our suppliers to a high bar,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “They went above and beyond to deliver the innovations and quality that will help us earn customers for life.

We are proud and honored to be recognized by our customers and we look forward to continuing our partnership with GM and JLR to help them manufacture more reliable, more environmentally-friendly autonomous and connected vehicles.

An independent, family-owned group listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, AKWEL is an equipment and systems manufacturer for the automotive and heavy goods industries, a specialist in fluid management and mechanisms, with leading industrial and technological expertise in applying and transforming materials (including plastics, rubber and metal) and mechatronics integration.

Operating in 20 countries on five continents, AKWEL employs approximately 12,000 people around the world.

Euronext Paris – Compartment B – ISIN: FR0000053027 – Reuters: AKW.PA – Bloomberg: AKW:FP



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