Published on 13 February 2018
Paris (France), December 5, 2017 - LISI AUTOMOTIVE today announced it had received from leading German parts manufacturer ZF the prize for Best Supplier of 2017, in recognition of its supply chain, quality and development performance. Wilhelm Rehm, Vice President Purchasing and member of the ZF Management Committee presented the prize to LISI AUTOMOTIVE at the “ZF Global Supplier Summit” day, which was held in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
A long-standing supplier of ZF, LISI AUTOMOTIVE and its European factories (Kierspe and Mellrichstadt in Germany, Dasle, Delle, Melisey and Saint Florent in France, Cejc in the Czech Republic) have been supplying ZF with aluminum fasteners, radar supports and components for braking and safety belts for decades. In 2017 LISI AUTOMOTIVE signed a strategic sales contract to manufacture braking components at its Mexican plant in Monterrey, with initial deliveries expected to start in spring 2019.
« This recognition by such a demanding customer as ZF is a great satisfaction for the LISI AUTOMOTIVE teams. At a time when the automotive industry is undergoing an unprecedented shake-ups, partnership, joint innovation and the shared understanding of strategic challenges between customers and suppliers is a critical success »
François Liotard, CEO, LISI AUTOMOTIVE
This Award crowns 2017 as a year marked by many rewards for LISI Group’s Automotive division, as it accelerates the expansion of its customer base and further strengthens its focus on innovation and industrial excellence:
- Award for best “Customer Attitude” by Korean parts manufacturer Mando,
- Award for best “Innovation” policy by FSP Facil,
- Award for best “Performance” of the year by US parts manufacturer Adient.