News Release - GRA-MAG Recognized by PACCAR as a Top Supplier
• GRA-MAG achieved the “Leader and Achiever” status
• Evaluated on performance and innovation
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AURORA, Ontario, Dec. 14, 2016 – GRA-MAG, a joint venture between Grammer AG and Magna International, has received the 2016 Supplier Performance Management (SPM) Achiever award from PACCAR, a manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty trucks.
PACCAR honors top suppliers that have achieved the “Leader and Achiever” status in the SPM program. Through the SPM program, suppliers and PACCAR cross-functional teams collaborate to identify ways to develop new innovations. Suppliers are then evaluated based on their performance in the areas of product development, operations support and business alignment with PACCAR objectives.
GRA-MAG facility located in London, Ohio
“We pride ourselves in being an active supplier partner to our customers, bringing them new innovations and proving our product development and operational capabilities are world-class and meet or exceed their expectations,” said Rick Schafer, president of GRA-MAG.
GRA-MAG offers best-in-class comfort, ease of use and overall performance for air ride suspension and stationary truck seats. GRA-MAG celebrated a significant milestone in 2015 with the production of 1,000,000 seats for the medium and-heavy duty truck market.
TAGSPACCAR, Supplier Performance Management, innovation, truck seats
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ABOUT MAGNAWe are a leading global automotive supplier with 312 manufacturing operations and 98 product development, engineering and sales centers in 29 countries. We have over 155,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative products and processes, and World Class Manufacturing. We have complete vehicle engineering and contract manufacturing expertise, as well as product capabilities which include body, chassis, exterior, seating, powertrain, electronic, active driver assistance, vision, closure and roof systems. Our common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MG) and the New York Stock Exchange (MGA). For further information about Magna, visit our website at www.magna.com.
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