For Immediate Release
TROY, JUNE 22, 2021 – Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation (GK) was named a GM Supplier of the Year winner in General Motors’ 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards.
GM recognized 122 of its best suppliers from 16 countries for performance in the 2020 calendar year. The annual awards highlight 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 is the 8th time Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation has received the award.
“As GM works to achieve a future with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, we are proud to have innovative and dedicated suppliers around the world as partners in this mission,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.
“Throughout a challenging year, our suppliers have showed resilience and dedication in working toward our shared goal of long-term sustainability for our planet and the communities we serve, while meeting our present needs,” Amin said. “We are pleased with what we’ve accomplished together in the past year and we are excited by the opportunity that lies ahead.”
The 2020 Supplier of the Year winners were selected by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics leaders. Winners were chosen based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.
“2020 challenged us all in historic ways,” said Robert Kaiser, GK owner and CEO. “To have safely and successfully maintained our GM projects throughout the pandemic was a testament to the strength of our partnership. Together, we came out stronger, more innovative, more adaptable, and more ready than ever to design and build a better future.”
Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation. Founded in 1952, Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation (GK) is a privately owned turn-key supplier of paint finishing systems, commercial HVAC and mechanical automotive systems. GK maintains a headquarters in Troy, Michigan, manufacturing facilities in Detroit and offices in Monterrey, Mexico and Ontario, Canada. GK has grown to become the world’s top paint finishing supplier. Kais-AIR is a division of Gallagher-Kaiser. Universal Piping Industries (UPI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gallagher-Kaiser. More information on GK and its divisions and subsidiary can be found at www.gkcorp.com.
General Motors (NYSE: GM) is a global company committed to delivering safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. General Motors, its subsidiaries and its joint venture entities, sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Holden, Baojun and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety and security services, can be found at http://www.gm.com.
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