GKN Sinter Metals Receives Four GM Supplier Quality Excellence Awards

GKN Sinter Metals Receives Four GM Supplier Quality Excellence Awards 
AUBURN HILLS, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/13 --  General Motors
recognizes GKN Sinter Metals quality with four Supplier Quality
Excellence awards. The award-winning plants include three U.S.
plants: Germantown, WI; St. Mary's/Kersey, PA; Conover, NC and Bad
Brueckenau, Germany. This is the second year in a row that GKN has
been one of a select few organizations to receive this award at
multiple plants.  
This achievement means GKN Sinter Metals is within the top 5% of all
General Motor's global suppliers. The award recognizes GM suppliers
who have demonstrated the highest levels of quality performance over
the previous 12 months and winners must meet or exceed a stringent
set of quality performance criteria along with cross-functional
support of the entire GM organization. 
Chris Franks, President of GKN Sinter Metals Americas Operations,
says, "These awards emphasize the quality of products our plants
continue to produce, along with our dedication to providing our
customers with excellent workmanship and solutions. Thank you to our
employees for their efforts and commitment."  
GKN Sinter Metals supplies GM with a range of products for engines,
transmissions, and other vehicle components from these locations
including: main bearing caps, aluminum camshaft caps and clutch
About GKN Sinter Metals
 GKN Sinter Metals is the world's largest
producer of precision powder metal products. With a focus on superior
delivery, quality and total solutions, the company offers extensive
technical expertise in design, testing and various process
technologies. GKN Sinter Metals offers a full range of complex shapes
and high strength products for automotive, industrial and consumer
markets worldwide. The company's global footprint spans more than 13
countries across five continents. GKN Sinter Metals is in close
proximity to its customers with more than 30 global locations and
approximately 6,500 employees.  
About GKN plc
 GKN plc is a global engineering group. It has four
divisions; GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy and
GKN Land Systems, which operate in the aerospace, automotive and land
systems markets. Approximately 48,000 people work in GKN companies
and joint ventures in more than 30 countries. GKN is listed on the
London Stock Exchange (LSE: GKN) and recorded sales of GBP6.9 billion
in the year to 31 December 2012.  
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