Grand Haven, MI – General Motors recognized Shape Corp. as a 2021 Supplier of the Year. GM celebrated honorees at its 30th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona, earlier this week.
GM’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements, in turn providing GM customers with innovative technologies and among the highest quality in the automotive industry. This year, GM recognized 134 suppliers from 16 countries with the Supplier of the Year distinction.
This is the 11th Time Shape has received the award.
“Shape is deeply grateful to receive this prestigious acknowledgement from GM,” said Meredith Glass, Shape vice president of global sales. “This is a culmination of hard work and focus by the entire Shape family on our vision related to innovation, launch excellence, and production performance, combined with strong support and collaboration from our wonderful partners at GM.”
“This year’s Supplier of the Year event was special not only because it’s the 30th anniversary of the program, but because it provided us with the opportunity to recognize our suppliers for persevering through one of the most challenging years the industry has ever faced,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “These top suppliers showed resilience and reinforced their commitment to pursuing sustainability and innovation. Through our strong relationships and collaboration, GM and our suppliers are poised to build a brighter future for generations to come.”
A global cross functional team selected the 2021 Supplier of the Year winners based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales and Logistics.
About Shape Corp.
Shape Corp is a global leader in multi material impact energy management and lightweight body structures utilizing the very best in ultra-high strength steel roll forming, tight tolerance aluminum extrusions and large tonnage injection molding. Shape serves an array of industries including automotive, office furniture, medical, agriculture and more. Founded in 1974, the company employees more than 4,500 associates and remains a privately owned, family company with 17 facilities worldwide allowing Shape to provide service to customers in North America, Europe and Asia.
General Motors (NYSE:GM) is a global company focused on advancing an all-electric future that is inclusive and accessible to all. At the heart of this strategy is the Ultium battery platform, which will power everything from mass-market to high-performance vehicles. General Motors, its subsidiaries and its joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Baojun and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety and security services, can be found at https://www.gm.com.