PITTSBURGH--PPG (NYSE:PPG) was recently named body raw materials quality supplier of the year for 2015 by FCA US LLC during the sixth annual Qualitas awards ceremony in Detroit. The awards recognize top-performing suppliers that have shown extraordinary commitment to quality, innovation, continuous improvement and the automaker’s Foundational Principles.
PPG provides automotive coatings and services to FCA US, including all five layers of vehicle paint coatings (pretreatment, electrocoat, primer, basecoats and clearcoats) and related services in the automaker’s paint shops.
"We honored those companies that were dedicated to helping us achieve success through teamwork, innovation and an intense focus on quality," said Scott Thiele, chief purchasing officer for FCA NV and head of purchasing and supplier quality for FCA – North America. "As FCA continues to grow globally, we want to work with our top supplier partners to bring the highest quality vehicles to drivers across the world."
The Qualitas Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony gives FCA US the opportunity to present Qualitas awards to 23 of its North American strategic supplier partners that demonstrated operational excellence in 2015 and have strong corporate values in areas such as diversity, innovation and sustainability.
“We value our long-standing partnership with FCA US, and we are extremely proud to receive the company’s highest supplier honor,” said Ramzy Hazamy, PPG global account director for FCA US. “This award represents the hard work and dedication that our people put forth on a daily basis to ensure that our customers’ needs are met.”
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