- KOSTAL Shanghai has been honored by Ford Motor Company as Gold Quality Winner of the World Excellent Award
- Ford’s World Excellence Awards recognize companies that exceed expectations and achieve the highest levels of excellence in quality, cost, performance and delivery.
- Award categories include Treat Customers Like Family, Turn Around Automotive Operations and Compete Like a Challenger, Create Must-Have Products, Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion, plus Gold and Silver Quality awards
DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 11, 2021 – KOSTAL Shanghai has been recognized as a top-performing global supplier at the 23rd annual Ford World Excellence Awards. KOSTAL Shanghai was announced as Gold Quality Winner of the World Excellent Awards at Ford Motor Company’s virtual event.
“Thank you for the trust, the recognition and the congratulations – winning a World Excellence Award means a lot to us,” emphasized Kai Knickmann (Chairman of KOSTAL Automobil Elektrik). “Treating FORD like family is what our KOSTAL associates around the world are doing every day!”
“Ford Motor Company’s World Excellence Awards recognize our top-performing suppliers around the world for helping bring the Ford+ plan to life,” said Hau Thai-Tang, chief product platform and operations officer. “Suppliers like KOSTAL are key to Ford’s continued success as we leverage foundational strengths to build new capabilities and enrich customer experiences.”
Honorees are recognized for achieving the highest levels of global excellence in categories including:
- Primary brand pillar awards – Treat Customers Like Family, Turn Around Automotive Operations and Compete Like a Challenger, Create Must-Have Products.
- Diversity and inclusion awards for suppliers that excel in integrating diversity into their organization and business process.
- Sustainability awards for suppliers that improve the business environment.
- Gold and Silver Quality awards for supplier manufacturing sites demonstrating superior quality, delivery and cost performance throughout the year.