Vari-Form Receives Quality Excellence Award From GM

             Vari-Form Receives Quality Excellence Award From GM

Hydroforming Leader Recognized as a Top-Performing Supplier

PR Newswire

TROY, Mich., Jan. 22, 2013

TROY, Mich., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Vari-Form, the leader in
Pressure-Sequence Hydroforming for the automotive industry, announced today
that it has received the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for
2012. The award was presented in a ceremony at the Vari-Form Wright Street
facility in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada, subject of the award.


New in 2012, this prestigious Award is given to specific top-supplier
locations that have met or exceeded GM's stringent quality performance

Tom McMillen, Executive Director, Supplier Quality and Program Management at
GM commented on the importance of supplier quality: "GM Quality is now
considered to be among the best in the industry. Our continued progress is
directly related to your progress and a shared commitment to quality."

"Our company is proud to be numbered among the very few suppliers recognized
by General Motors this year," said Vari-Form President Stephen Dow. "Like
General Motors, Vari-Form has a long history of striving for, and achieving,
quality performance. We look forward to many more years of operational
excellence together."

In presenting the award, Andre Harris, Team Leader-Structures-Stampings, noted
that "General Motors and Vari-Form have a solid history of working together at
the Strathroy plant – this year's launch went very smoothly, thanks to the
efforts of this team."

To learn more about Pressure-Sequence Hydroforming, visit the Vari-Form web
site at and click "What's New."

About Vari-Form
Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, with production facilities in Strathroy,
Ontario, Canada, Reynosa, Mexico, and Liberty, Missouri, Vari-Form originated
the concept and application of hydroforming body, chassis and other automotive
structural parts. Vari-Form's technology is used to manufacture more than 7
million parts a year worldwide. The company began volume production using its
patented, production-validated Pressure-Sequence Hydroforming (PSH) process in
1990. Vari-Form is the industry leader, and has produced over 100 million
parts to date.

SOURCE Vari-Form

Contact: Terry E. Nardone of Vari-Form, direct, +1-313-580-9075, or
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