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Published on May 20, 2019

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

DETROIT, May, 20, 2019 – American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) 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. 

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.

This is the third year in a row AAM has received the award.

“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.” 

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.

“AAM’s mission is to provide the industry’s leading Driveline, Metal Forming and Casting technologies and we work each day to exceed our customers’ expectations,” said David C. Dauch, AAM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are honored that GM is recognizing AAM with a Supplier of the Year award for the third year in a row.”


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