GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers, representing 15 countries, that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier of the Year event in 1992.

“We are focused on building positive supplier relationships, bringing new, customer-centric innovations to GM and being the OEM of choice among suppliers,” said Steve Kiefer, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The companies we recognize tonight have brought innovation, and delivered it with the quality our customers deserve.”

Winning suppliers were chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives and selected based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Indirect Purchasing, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics. More than half of the suppliers are repeat winners from 2015.

Duncan MacLean, MacLean-Fogg president, stated, “We are honored to receive this recognition from such a strong company as General Motors. MacLean-Fogg employees have been focusing diligently on LEAN manufacturing, innovation, and quality work, which has allowed us to be recognized with such a high honor for the second year in a row. We look forward to continuing our valued relationship with General Motors.”

About General Motors

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About MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, a MacLean-Fogg Company division, is a leading supplier of innovative fasteners, engineered components, and engineered plastics serving many diverse industries. Visit for information on MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions’ offerings and industries served.

About MacLean-Fogg Company

MacLean-Fogg Company is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales over one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 4,000. MacLean-Fogg Company provides engineered metal and plastic components to diverse markets including automotive, heavy duty truck and electrical power transmission and distribution. Visit or contact

(From left to right) Jim Danahy, Global Functional Leader, Chassis Engineering; Brad Southwood, MFCS Vice President of Sales; Brian Fitzpatrick, MFCS Key Account Executive; Wade Sheffer, Executive Director, Global Chassis Purchasing©