Dana Holding Corporation announced today that it’s facility in Columbia, Mo., has earned Ford Motor Company’s Gold World Excellence Award.
Ford’s 17th Annual World Excellence Awards recognize suppliers that exceed the company’s expectations and distinguish themselves from their peers by achieving the highest levels of global excellence in quality, cost, performance, and delivery.
Dana’s Columbia facility supplies drive axles for Ford Explorer and Lincoln MKS vehicles and was one of only 11 supplier sites to earn a Gold Award this year.
“We are pleased to receive recognition of this nature from our largest customer globally,” said Bob Pyle, president of Dana Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies. “We value our relationship with Ford, and we are honored that they recognize our commitment to deliver the highest quality products on time, and at the best value.”
“Ford’s World Excellence Awards allow us to recognize and thank our partners who support us in all we do,” said Hau Thai-Tang, group vice president, Global Purchasing. “In a year with a record number of global product introductions, Dana demonstrated a strong commitment to both quality and performance, and we’re honored that they are a part of our ONE Ford team.”