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Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized, performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced receiving the General Motors 2007 Supplier of the Year award for its significant contributions to GM's global product and p
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized, performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced receiving the General Motors 2007 Supplier of the Year award for its significant contributions to GM's global product and performance achievements. The 16th annual award - themed the "Best of the Best" - was presented during ceremonies Saturday, April 26, 2008, at the Sawgrass Marriott Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla.
"GM is proud to honor Laird Technologies as a GM Supplier of the Year winner," said Bo Andersson, GM group vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "This award is our way of telling the winners that we appreciate all of their efforts in working together with GM to manufacture world-class vehicles."
"Laird Technologies' is among the best of the best," he continued. "They understand that our mutual success can only be achieved by sharing common goals and priorities."
"Laird Technologies is honored to receive this award for the third year in a row," said Randy Andreen, General Manager, Telematics Business Unit. "We consider GM one of our strategic partners and are proud to be honored by such a reputable company for a third year. We are committed to providing strategic solutions and continuing our relationship well into the future."
The GM Supplier of the Year award began as a global program in 1992. Winners are selected by a global team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing, and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology, and price. This year, General Motors honored 97 suppliers for their outstanding performance throughout 2007.
About Laird Technologies, Inc.
Laird Technologies designs and supplies customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.
The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, mechanical actuation systems, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and systems.
Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, and industrial markets.
Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 14,000 employees in more than 40 facilities located in 14 countries.
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