WEST CHESTER, PA, May 10, 2006— On March 17,
2006 in the city of Buenos Aires (Argentina), GM organized the 1st
Supplier Merit Award. This award includes the LAAM region which
stands for Latin-America, Africa and Middle East. GM-LAAM has a
total of 445 suppliers and only 28 suppliers were rewarded with
the Supplier Merit Award for "its contribution and performance
in quality, service, technology and price". Haas TCM Inc. was
one of the 28 suppliers who received the award.
Many important entities at the national and international
level form the government and automotive areas were present at this
award dinner. At the government level Miguel Peirano (Argentinean
Secretary of Industry, Commerce and Mining), Roberto Ceretto (Secretary
of Production for the state of Santa Fe), and Mauricio Caussi (Secretary
of Secretary of Industry, Commerce and Mining for the state of Santa
Fe) were present. At the automotive level Ray Young (GM Mercosur
President), Felipe Rovera (GM Argentina President) and Karen Leggio
(GM LAAM Vice-President Global Purchasing and Supply Chain) were
the hosts of the event.
During the award dinner Felipe Rovera expressed: "The
improvements reached in the automotive industry are the result of
a greater political and economical stability, investments from auto
makers and also the great team work at the supply chain level."
Ray Young expressed: "The Supplier Merit Award to the best
suppliers during 2005 represents a recognition and incentive to
keep on working, investing and growing in order for the automotive
industry to become stronger and generating positive results for
our companies and countries."
This reward gives special attention to those suppliers
that are able to provide quality, understood not only as a technological
strategy but also a way to conjugate service, price and reaching
full customer enthusiasm.
Headquartered in West Chester, PA, with about 300
employees, annual revenues of $150 million and operations on three
continents, Haas TCM currently provides chemical lifecycle management
services to customers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics,
semiconductors, defense, metalworking, transportation, utility,
food/beverage and heavy equipment manufacturing industries.
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