Warn Industries, Inc. has been selected as one of a small group of Ford Motor Company suppliers from around the world to receive a 2011 World Excellence Award. The award was presented to Warn Industries CEO John Stransky by Ford president and CEO Alan Mulally at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Mich.
Warn's award was one of only 24 World Excellence Silver Awards. An additional 12 gold awards were also presented.
Of the 24 silver award recipients, only eight, including Warn, were from the United States. The rest were from throughout Europe, South America, Asia and Canada.
"This was a significant honor for Warn and its employees," Stransky said. "We work very hard to make sure that our products will always be deserving of the trust our customers put in them, and this award is testimony to the quality of our work."
The awards were the 14th annual event held at Ford World Headquarters to honor suppliers who demonstrate "superior quality, delivery and cost performance."
"We demand a lot from companies who work with us and expect superior performance in every aspect of those relationships," said Tony Brown, Ford Group Vice President, Global Purchasing. "That's why we've created the World Excellence Awards. As the highest honor a supplier can earn, the awards are our opportunity to recognize and acknowledge significant and outstanding contribution to the vision of Ford Motor Company."