(SEYMOUR) - Cummins was recently honored by the Chrysler Group as a 2013 Supplier of the Year during the company's 2014 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony on June 24.
Jon Mills, Cummins' Director of External Communications, says that of the 18 awards given to top suppliers for their extraordinary performance in 2013, Cummins was recognized in two categories, marking the first time Cummins has received two awards in the same year. Cummins was recognized as the Powertrain Supplier of the Year and the Technical Cost Reduction Supplier of the Year.
"For 2013, Cummins and Ram Trucks redefined the capability of a Heavy Duty pickup engine. The class leading Cummins Turbo Diesel engine is the direct result of the hard work and dedication of all of the Cummins employees that support the Ram Truck business," said Dave Crompton, Vice President - Engine Business. "Countless hours have contributed to these two awards and we are very pleased by the recognition from our 25 year partner."
"Our supply base manufactures more than 70 percent of the content on our cars and trucks," said Scott Kunselman, Head of Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group. "It is critical that they are as focused as we are on creating innovative, high-quality vehicles that our customers want to drive. Our award-winning suppliers like Cummins have proven themselves to be motivated, capable and excited to be on the Chrysler team."
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