CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI — General Motors (GM) has recognized Axalta Mobility as a 2021 Supplier of the Year in the paint category. GM celebrated honorees at its 30th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona.

GM’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements. This year, GM recognized 134 suppliers from 16 countries with the distinction.

“We are extremely proud to be named a GM 2021 Supplier of the Year in the paint category. The award is especially significant given the supply chain and global pandemic-related challenges the world faced during 2021,” said Hadi Awada, Senior Vice President of Axalta Mobility. “Axalta has been GM’s paint supplier for more than 100 years, and we look forward to continuing this deep-rooted partnership with GM for many more years to come.”

“This year’s Supplier of the Year event was special not only because it’s the 30th anniversary of the program, but because it provided us with the opportunity to recognize our suppliers for persevering through one of the most challenging years the industry has ever faced,” said Shilpan Amin, GM Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “These top suppliers showed resilience and reinforced their commitment to pursuing sustainability and innovation. Through our strong relationships and collaboration, GM and our suppliers are poised to build a brighter future for generations to come.”

A global cross-functional team selected the 2021 Supplier of the Year winners based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales and Logistics.

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