Laird Technologies Recognized by General Motors as Supplier of the Year for Fifth Consecutive Year

Company Honored for Significant Contributions to GM’s Global Product and Performance Achievements

 
2009 GM Supplier Of the Year

St. Louis, Missouri, USA – March 31, 2010 – 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 it was named General Motors 2009 Supplier of the Year for the fifth consecutive year. The company received the award for its significant contributions to GM’s global product and performance achievements during a ceremony March 11, 2010, at the GM Design Dome in Warren, Michigan.

“The Supplier of the Year award is always special, but the suppliers recognized this year have risen above and beyond the call during one of the most challenging years in GM history,” said Robert E. Socia, GM Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.

“Laird Technologies is honored to receive this award for the fifth year in a row,” said Randy Andreen, Laird Technologies Vice President and General Manager, Telematics & Wireless M2M. “We consider GM one of our strategic partners and are proud to be honored by this important customer. 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, quality, manufacturing, and logistics, who base their decisions on supplier performance in the areas of quality, service, technology, and price. This year, General Motors honored 76 suppliers for their outstanding performance in 2009.

Contact Information 

Website: www.lairdtech.com or contact us at:

Americas: +1-810-695-9810 or Telematics.NA.Sales@lairdtech.com
Europe: +44-1628-858-940 or Telematics.EU.Sales@lairdtech.com
Japan: +81-45-473 6808 or Telematics.AP.Sales@lairdtech.com 

About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies designs and manufactures 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 10,000 employees in more than 39 facilities located in 13 countries.

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