Axalta was recently recognised as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards. The awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements of Ford’s top-performing suppliers around the world, who are key to Ford’s success on the global stage.
Axalta was one of only 88 companies selected as finalists from thousands of Ford suppliers globally. The awards recognise companies that exceeded expectations to achieve the highest levels of excellence in quality, delivery, value and innovation. Axalta in recognition of these qualities, was honoured by Ford Motor Company with a Green Pillar World Excellence Award recognising its leadership in coatings sustainability.
“At Axalta, we believe sustainability is not only about environmentally responsible manufacturing and products, but it’s also about working with suppliers that share our values to operate ethically and sustain the communities where they do business,” said Steven Markevich, Axalta Executive Vice President and President, Transportation Coatings and Greater China. “We are committed to transparency and addressing risk in our supply chain which benefit the reputation of our business partners who share our values, such as Ford ,as well as the communities affected by our purchases.”
Honourees were recognised for achieving the highest levels of global excellence in a variety of categories, including:
- Primary Brand Pillars – quality, green, safe and smart
- Aligned Business Framework principles focused on quality, delivery, value and innovation
- Lincoln Luxury
- Supplier Diversity Development
“Our World Excellence awards recognise the outstanding achievements of Ford Motor Company’s top-performing suppliers around the world,” said Thai-Tang Ford Motor Company’s Executive Vice President, Product Development and Purchasing. “Suppliers such as Axalta are key to Ford’s continued success as we work towards our goal of becoming the world’s most trusted mobility company.”