Magna Facility in Brazil Recognized by Ford with 2011 World Excellence AwardThursday, July 5, 2012
Aurora, Ontario (July 5, 2012) –
Magna E-Car USA is
a member of the Electric Drive Transportation
Magna International Inc. today
announced that a manufacturing division of its
Cosma International operating unit has won a
Silver World Excellence Award from Ford Motor
Company for demonstrating superior quality,
delivery and cost performance in 2011. The 14th
annual awards, Ford’s highest recognition for
its suppliers, were given during ceremonies on
May 31, 2012.
The Cosma Camacari facility in Bahia, Brazil, was one of 24 global supplier locations to receive the Silver Award. Cosma Camacari supplies chassis structures and welded metallic assemblies to Ford.
Tony Brown, group vice president, Global Purchasing, thanked the awarded suppliers for their dedication and hard work throughout 2011.
“Suppliers are a critical part of our success, and a driving force for continued growth at Ford Motor Company. Without the support, hard work and innovation of our suppliers, we would not be able to deliver on our promise to build quality vehicles,” Brown said. “In 2011, our suppliers stepped up to the challenge of building vehicles that improve commonality and efficiency in more ways than ever before, and we are grateful for their unwavering commitment.”
“On behalf of Cosma, we thank Ford for this recognition and look forward to supporting them with our innovative solutions into the future,” said Don Walker, CEO, Magna International. “In addition, congratulations to the management and staff at the Camacari, Brazil, facility for a job well done in achieving and maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction.”
About Cosma International
Cosma International (http://www.magna.com/capabilities/body-chassis-systems),
an operating unit of Magna International Inc.,
manufactures a comprehensive range of metal
body systems, components, assemblies and
modules including complete vehicle frames,
chassis systems and body-in-white systems using
a variety of innovative processes such as
hydroforming, stamping and roll forming. Cosma
has 47 manufacturing facilities and 25 product
development and engineering centers
About Magna International
Magna International (http://www.magna.com/) is the most diversified global automotive supplier. We design, develop and manufacture technologically advanced automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs") of cars and light trucks. Our capabilities include the design, engineering, testing and manufacture of automotive interior systems; seating systems; closure systems; body and chassis systems; vision systems; electronic systems; exterior systems; powertrain systems; roof systems; hybrid and electric vehicles/systems; as well as complete vehicle engineering and assembly.
Magna has more than 111,000 employees in 294 manufacturing operations and 87 product development, engineering and sales centres in 26 countries.
For more information, please visit Magna E-Car USA