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Hanon Systems Named a 2020 Supplier of the Year Winner by General Motors
SEOUL, Korea, June 30, 2021 – Hanon Systems (KS:018880), a leading global provider of automotive thermal and energy management solutions, has been named a GM Supplier of the Year 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 fourth consecutive year Hanon Systems has received this award, and the sixth honor in the company’s history when Halla Climate Control Corp. was named GM Supplier of the Year in 1997 and 2000.
“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.
“It is an honor to again receive this award and to be recognized alongside the other outstanding companies that supply to GM,” said Nurdal Kücükkaya, president and representative executive officer of Hanon Systems. “This award is a testament to the hard work and commitment of our highly talented workforce, and the company’s focus to deliver value and exceed customer expectations.”