SKF receives several 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Awards from General Motors

2014 December 12, 14:00 CEST

Gothenburg, 12 December 2014:  General Motors has recognized SKF as meeting or exceeding a stringent set of quality performance criteria, and achieving the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization.

Tryggve Sthen, President SKF Automotive says, “The key to successful work is to never stop challenging yourself, to continuously review what you do and how you do it. Knowing our customers well and their specific requirements, we can fully utilize our capabilities. Delivering quality and meeting required performance standards is a must. Being recognized by GM year after year with awards and large business agreements is evidence that we provide value and deliver on our promise."

This is the third year GM is honoring suppliers who are making noteworthy contributions to GM’s goal of providing the best overall customer experience in the automotive industry.

“The suppliers receiving these awards have demonstrated their commitment to quality excellence and their outstanding performance is essential to GM’s efforts to provide its customers with the best products and services in the industry,” said Sheri Hickok, GM executive director Supplier Quality. “

SKF supplies bearing and sealing solutions to GM for many different applications like wheel end, suspension, steering, driveline, engine and e-powertrain. The factories awarded are located in the USA, Brazil, Argentina and Germany.

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SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. 

Annual sales in 2013 were SEK 63,597 million and the number of employees was 48,401.

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