For Immediate Release
DETROIT, JUNE 24, 2021 – Ideal Contracting was named a GM Supplier of the Year winner in General Motors’ 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards.
GM recognized 122 of its best suppliers from 16 countries for performance in the 2020 calendar year. The annual awards highlight 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 is the 11th time Ideal Contracting has received the award.
“As GM works to achieve a future with zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion, we are proud to have innovative and dedicated suppliers around the world as partners in this mission,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.
“Throughout a challenging year, our suppliers have showed resilience and dedication in working toward our shared goal of long-term sustainability for our planet and the communities we serve, while meeting our present needs,” Amin said. “We are pleased with what we’ve accomplished together in the past year and we are excited by the opportunity that lies ahead.”
The 2020 Supplier of the Year winners were selected by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing, and logistics leaders. Winners were chosen based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.
“It is a great honor to be a recipient of the GM Supplier of the Year,” said Jon Hautau, Sr. Vice President of Service Group at Ideal Contracting. “It is a testament to the hard work our team members put into their construction projects each and every day, delivering first-in-class safety, quality, and value. A huge thank you to all of our skilled trades men and women, support staff and suppliers that allowed Ideal Contracting to be recognized by our customer in such fashion.”
“It’s always nice to be recognized by your partners for going above and beyond and being one of the best in your class,” said Nick Luxon, Sr. Vice President of Construction at Ideal Contracting. “Thank you to all our trusted employees and colleagues for continuing to show up every day and perform at such a high level.”