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johnson controls received the general motors award for excellence in quality


General Motors, the largest automotive company in the world, has just recognized Johnson Controls Power Solutions Andean Region as one of their best suppliers in Latin America and has granted them the prestigious award called ¨GM Supplier¨.

The Excellence Quality Award, reserved only for those allies able to demonstrate a maximum commitment to excellence.

The prize, awarded by a jury integrated by the maximum global authorities of General Motors in terms of Purchasing, Supply Chain, Consumer Experience and Quality Management, was received in Bogotá by the Directives of JCI, during a special ceremony that congregated the most select suppliers of Colombian automotive industry.

The ¨GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award¨ was created three (3) years ago to recognize those global companies who manage to align themselves with the General Motors strategy to provide better products and services and who demonstrate excellent performances at their plants and their productive processes.

To receive the award, thirteen (13) specific quality requirements are evaluated wherein the suppliers must demonstrate that they are above the performance standard.

The evaluation also includes aspects such as the structure of the company, technological innovation, and development of new processes, installations, capabilities, and locations of distribution centers, project management and systems assembly.They also analyze the historic quality of each supplier, if they have had problems with deadlines and deliveries, the support that is granted to those responsible of the service quality at General Motors and the impact on the end client.

The main base of suppliers or General Motors in Colombia covers over 150 companies which include auto parts suppliers as well companies that offer services that support the overall development of the business.Of this total, only ten (10) companies were awarded the ¨GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award¨ in its 2014 Edition.

This award ratifies the position of leadership occupied by JCI within the global market of automotive energy and reflects the trust that the consumers maintain with our products and services.

MAC is a global JCI brand, a global leader in the lead-acid battery market for automobiles and advanced batteries for start-stop, hybrid and electrical vehicles.

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