LEESBURG, Va. – REHAU announces that its plant in Celaya, Mexico has been recognized by Ford Motor Company with a gold award in the category of supplier quality. REHAU received the honor at Ford’s 18th annual World Excellence Awards held May 20 at its headquarters in Dearborn, Michican.
“This is a great achievement on behalf of our team in Celaya,” said Markus Grundmann, CEO of REHAU Automotive. “I am very proud of their excellent performance, which has placed us among the ranks of the world’s top automotive suppliers to the Ford Motor Company,” he said. “It is a direct reflection of REHAU’s commitment to quality, innovation and superior customer service, and we will continue to deliver on these principles.”
The REHAU Plant Celaya produces roof ditch moldings for the Ford Fiesta and windshield moldings for the Ford Super Duty truck.
“Ford’s World Excellence Awards allow us to recognize suppliers who demonstrate a strong commitment to quality, performance and teamwork,” said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford group vice president, global purchasing. “REHAU has helped Ford deliver a breakthrough year, and we are thankful they are part of our One Ford team.”
REHAU has been a supplier to Ford since 1984. In the three decades since, the company has continued to develop polymer solutions for Ford.
In 2006, REHAU was recognized by Ford with a Silver World Excellence Award for superior-level product quality, cost and delivery. In 2011, the company was again recognized with Ford’s Q1 Certification of Excellence.
For additional information, contact REHAU Americas: 1501 Edwards Ferry Rd., N.E., Leesburg, Va., 20176. Phone: 1.800.247.9445. Fax: 1.800.627.3428. Email: email@example.com. Web site: www.na.rehau.com.
REHAU delivers “Unlimited Polymer Solutions,” and is the premium worldwide brand for polymer-based innovations and systems in construction, automotive and industry. The company generates continuous growth through its expertise and innovative capabilities in materials development, systems design and surface technology. Approximately 20,000 employees at more than 170 locations around the world ensure success of the independent, privately held company.
From left: Raj Nair, executive vice president, Product Development and Chief Technical Officer; Wanda Barnes, key account manager, REHAU Automotive, LLC; Mark Fields, president and chief executive officer; Hau Thai-Tang, group vice president, Global Purchasing.