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GM Customer Care & Aftersales awards Summit Polymers with On Time Shipping Awards

March, 2018 – The following Summit Plants were recognized as GM Customer Care & Aftersales Platinum Award recipients for their dedication and commitment to consistently performing above expectations.

Per Scott Hans, GM, “your organization has played an important role in our efforts to design, build and sell the worlds’ best vehicles”.

Summit Polymers is certified a Women Enterprise Business

December, 2017 - Summit Polymers, Inc. is proud to announce it has received its certification from the WBENC (The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) and is now officially certified a Women Enterprise Business.

WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and on site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman.

Summit’s Mexico Plant Receives GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 2016

September, 2017 – Summit Polymers is pleased to announce that its SPN1 Silao, Mexico plant received GM’s Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 2016 calendar year. This award is given to specific manufacturing locations and only top performing manufacturing sites are eligible to receive it. Suppliers who receive this award have met or exceeded a very stringent set of quality performance criteria and have achieved the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization. This was even a larger challenge as GM continues to launch many new and exciting products.
  • Three straight years of GM Supplier Quality Excellence Awards presented to SPN

    July 2017 –For the third year in a row, Summit Polymers Nanjing, China plant has received the coveted GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award. The award is given only to top performing suppliers and those who receive it have met or exceeded a stringent set of quality performance requirements and have achieved the cross functional support of the entire GM organization. Quite the accomplishment!
  • Ford Motor Honors Top Performing Global Suppliers at 19th Annual World Excellence Awards

    May 17, 2017 – Summit Polymers received a World Excellence Award from Ford Motors during its 19th Annual Award ceremony held at Henry Ford Museum. Fifty four companies were selected from thousands of Ford global suppliers.

    Honorees were recognized for achieving the highest levels of global excellence in a variety of categories.

    Hau Thai-Tang, Group Vice President, Global Purchasing said “Congratulations to the 19th Annual World Excellence Award winners. Your commitment to the highest standards of quality, innovation and cost efficiency greatly contributed to Ford’s success. Working together as ONE FORD, we were able to deliver world class and innovative products with state of the art technologies. Thank you for your outstanding efforts and contribution and helping Ford Go Further”.

    Pictured: Hau Thai-Tang, Group VP, Ford Global Purchasing; Andrea Haas, President, Summit Polymers; Raj Nair, EVP and CTO, Ford Global Product Development

  • Summit Polymers, Inc. Recognized by General Motors as a 2016 Supplier of the Year winner

    Supplier of the Year

    March 31, 2017 – Summit Polymers, Inc. was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31, in Orlando, Florida.


    GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier of the Year event in 1992. This is the 3rd time that Summit Polymers has received the award.


    “We are focused on building positive supplier relationships, bringing new, customer-centric innovations to GM and being the OEM of choice among suppliers.” said Steve Kiefer, GM Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The companies we recognized tonight not only have brought innovation, they delivered it with the quality our customers deserve.”


    Winning suppliers were chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives and selected based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Indirect Purchasing, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.


    Pictured:

    Tom McMillen, Executive Director, GM

    Andrea Haas, President, SPI

    Mark Hammer, Vice President, SPI

  • Summit’s Mt. Sterling Plant Receives GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 2016

    Oct 2017– Summit Polymers is pleased to announce that its Mt. Sterling, KY plant received GM’s Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 2016 calendar year. This award is given to specific manufacturing locations and only top performing manufacturing sites are eligible to receive it. Suppliers who receive this award have met or exceeded a very stringent set of quality performance criteria and have achieved the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization. This was even a larger challenge as GM continues to launch many new and exciting products.

    Cedric Holman, GM Supplier Quality & Development, presents Jeff Mohney, GM, with 2016 Supplier Quality Excellence Award

  • Summit Polymers, Inc. was awarded the FCA 2016 Supplier of the Year

    July 2016 -- Summit Polymers, Inc. was awarded the FCA 2016 Supplier of the Year at the “FCA US LLC Qualitas Awards” event and celebration. This is a very selective recognition which is given to only the most exclusive set of top performing suppliers. Scott Thiele, Chief Purchasing Officer, led the agenda. His entire purchasing and quality staffs were in attendance. The commercial and engineering excellence, along with the high product quality, were mentioned as the keys to this achievement.
  • Summit Polymers Nanjing Recognized by GM with 2015 Supplier Quality Excellence Award

    July, 2016 After being awarded “Best Practice Recognition” in 2011 and “Platinum Customer Care and Aftersales Certificate of Excellence” in 2013, Summit Polymers, Nanjing, China has continued to win General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Awards in 2014 and 2015. The award recognizes those suppliers who have demonstrated the highest levels of quality performance over the previous 12 months. Summit Polymers, Nanjing, China continues to deliver sustainable quality, price and service to our customers and recognizes the hard work and wisdom made by the 700 people we employ. The awards helps SPI build a strong Employment Brand in the local talent market by showing current and future employees that Summit Polymers, Nanjing, China is one of the best choices people can make for their career.
  • FCA Recognizes Summit Polymers, Inc. with their “Foundational Principle” Award.

    May, 2016 Summit Polymers was recently recognized by FCA with their Foundational Principle award. The award recognizes Summit’s commitment in key areas such as integrity, proactive collaboration, continuous improvement and several other areas of FCA’s Foundational Principles.

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