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Yanfeng honors the performance of its top suppliers during 2021 Supplier Expectations Day event

Neuss, Germany/Novi, Michigan –

Yanfeng, a leading global automotive supplier, virtually hosted its annual Supplier Awards during its Supplier Expectations Day event, recognizing 38 suppliers from North America (17 suppliers) and Europe (21 suppliers) with awards in various categories.   

The most important rating criteria for the awards were quality, cost, logistics, development, diversity, technology, and service. Depending on their total rating, suppliers were recognized as Supplier of the Year, Distinguished Supplier, or awarded for their supplier excellence.

The operational challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic were a prevalent theme in the messages shared by Yanfeng leadership at this year’s ceremony. The event spotlighted the hard work and consistent efforts of the companies across Yanfeng’s supplier-base.

"It’s important for us to recognize our top suppliers and their teams for their dedication over the past year. For us, they are important partners, who play a decisive role in our success to deliver and exceed our customers’ expectations. There’s no denying the challenges our industry continues to face but taking this time to show our appreciation is more critical now than ever after the year we’ve gone through together," said James Bos, Vice President Global Procurement at Yanfeng.

The 2021 award recipients from North America and Europe were: 

Supplier of the Year Award: 

  • Total Research & Technology Feluy, Belgium

Distinguished Supplier Award: 

  • Acoustek Nonwovens, Statesville, North Carolina 
  • A&K Finishing, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan 
  • Derby Fabricating Solutions, LLC, Louisville, Kentucky 
  • GDC, Inc., Goshen, Indiana  
  • Nanogate North America, LLC, Mansfield, Ohio 
  • Portland Products, Inc., Portland, Michigan 
  • TR Fastenings, Houston, Texas 
  • VU Manufacturing, Troy, Michigan 
  • INDUSTRIAS GARITA S.L., Spain
  • Lys Fusion Poland Sp. z.o.o., Poland

Supplier Excellence Award – Technology and Innovation: 

  • NextInput Inc., Mountain View, California 
  • I.G. BAUERHIN GMBH, Germany
  • Varitronix GmbH/ BOE Varitronix Limited, Germany
  • SemsoTec GmbH, Germany
  • conTeyor International nv., Belgium

Supplier Excellence Award – Customer Satisfaction: 

  • Molex, LLC, Bollingbrook, Illinois 
  • Multitech Industries, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 
  • Ryder Logistics, Novi, Michigan 
  • ANGEL RUIZ IBANEZ S.A., Spain
  • ECA N.V., Belgium
  • Vogel GmbH Kunststofftechnik, Germany
  • S4 INTEGRATION, South Africa
  • Suzhou Keber Precision Machinery Co.,Ltd., China
  • Christian Karl Siebenwurst GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
  • SF Moldes S.A., Portugal

 Supplier Excellence Award – Service: 

  • DSSI, LLC, Farmington Hills, Michigan 
  • Hitop Mold Industrial Co., LTD., GuangDong, China 
  • JSR Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico 
  • Polymer Packaging, Inc., Allendale, Michigan 
  • Synventive Molding Solutions, Livonia, Michigan 
  • DSSI International, LCC, Slovakia
  • Industrias Alegre S.A., Spain
  • STEBAL spedition, s. r. o., Czech Republic
  • Synventive Molding Solutions GmbH, Germany
  • Nieten Internationale Spedition, s.r.o., Czech Republic

 Supplier Excellence Award – Diversity: 

  • Multitech Industries, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois  

 Supplier Excellence Award – Quality: 

  • J.H.Ziegler Magyarorszag Kft., Hungary

 Supplier Excellence Award – Sustainability: 

  • BASF Polyurethanes GmbH, Germany

About Yanfeng:

Yanfeng is a leading global automotive supplier, focusing on interior, exterior, seating, cockpit electronics, and passive safety, and is exploring new business actively. Yanfeng has more than 240 locations and approximately 55,000 employees worldwide. The technical team of 4,200 experts is in 8 R&D centers and other regional offices, with complete capabilities including engineering and software development, styling, and test validation. Focusing on Smart Cabin and lightweight technology, Yanfeng supports automakers to explore future mobility and provide leading cabin solutions.