General Motors Honors MANN+HUMMEL as a 2013 Supplier of the Year and Overdrive Award Winner

Ludwigsburg/Detroit, March 27, 2014 - MANN+HUMMEL was named a GM Supplier of the Year and received the company’s Overdrive Award during General Motors 22nd annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. The event was held on Wednesday, March 12 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich.

GM’s exclusive Supplier of the Year honor was presented to only 68 suppliers who have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations by being innovative, delivering quality products and services on time and by creating outstanding value. This is the 19 time MANN+HUMMEL has received the award.

“Our suppliers play an important role in helping GM deliver compelling vehicles to our customers,” said Grace Lieblein, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. MANN+HUMMEL has an outstanding track record for consistently meeting our business needs, while also supporting our cultural priorities.”

In addition to being named a 2013 Supplier of the Year, MANN+HUMMEL earned GM’s prestigious Overdrive Award, an honor given to just four companies worldwide. This award recognizes suppliers who have undertaken extraordinary initiatives that drove outstanding results for GM’s business, while demonstrating values important to GM and exceptional commitment to their community.

During the prize ceremony, Knickmann commented: "We're delighted that our business relationship with General Motors has been commended once again. Our long-lasting and successful cooperation is based on globally uniform standards, the latest technologies and highly qualified employees."


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The MANN+HUMMEL Group is a leading global expert for filtration solutions and development partner and original equipment supplier to the international automotive and mechanical engineering industries. Employing 15,100 people at more than 50 locations worldwide, the company achieved turnover of about 2.77 billion euros in 2013 (preliminary figures). The group’s product portfolio includes air filter systems, intake manifold systems, liquid filter systems, cabin filters and plastic sound components (known as 'symposers'), as well as filter elements for vehicle servicing and repair. For general engineering, process engineering and industrial manufacturing sectors the company’s product range includes industrial filters, a series of products to reduce carbon emission levels in diesel engines, membrane filters for water filtration and filter systems.