SANTA CATARINA, Mexico, April 17, 2023/PRNewswire/ -- General Motors recognized KATCON as a 2022 Supplier of the Year. GM honored the honorees at its 31st annual Supplier of the Year Awards ceremony, held in San Antonio (Texas).
The GM Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that have distinguished themselves by exceeding GM's requirements while providing customers with some of the highest quality and innovative technologies in the automotive industry. This is the 5th time that KATCON has received the award and the 3rd in the last 7 years.
"As we celebrate 30 years of Katcon's inception, we dedicate this prestigious award, given to less than 0.5% of all suppliers, to all of our employees, their families, and our suppliers around the world, who all deserve credit for this achievement," said Carlos Turner, CEO of Katcon. "Katcon renews its commitment to GM's long-term momentum and strategy; our product offering for ICE platforms (exhaust, aftertreatment and thermal management solutions) as well as EV applications (lightweight materials, battery housings and components of battery modules) remains aligned with the evolution and objectives of GM."
"We are delighted to recognize these outstanding suppliers after another challenging year in the automotive industry," said Jeff Morrison, GM vice president of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "They overcame countless obstacles and exemplified what it means to be resilient, resourceful and determined. Beyond that, these suppliers demonstrated their commitment to sustainable innovation and driving advanced solutions in collaboration with the GM team."
Each year, GM Supplier of the Year award recipients are selected by a global, cross-functional GM team for their performance in criteria such as Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and After Sales and Logistics.
KATCON ( https://katcon.com) is a global, full-service, Tier 1 company providing solutions for Exhaust Systems and Aftertreatment, Thermal Insulation, Battery Housings and Module Components, and Advanced Lightweight Materials for on and off highway, light and heavy duty, gasoline, diesel, hybrid and EV applications worldwide. Katcon is a proud, privately owned and operated Mexican company, made up of a diverse and highly motivated employee base that includes more than 20 nationalities and an active presence in Mexico, the United States, Luxembourg, Poland, Germany, South Korea, India and China. .
General Motors (NYSE:GM) is a global company focused on promoting an all-electric future that is inclusive and accessible for all. At the center 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 ventures sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Baojun, and Wuling brands. More information about the company and its affiliates, including OnStar, a world leader in vehicle safety and security services, can be found at https://www.gm.com.
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