June 16, 2014 – Laird, a global technology company, was recently recognized for their work in the area of Corporate Responsibility with the Recognition of Achievement award from Ford Motor Company. The Recognition of Achievement awards honor suppliers who improved customer satisfaction by providing significant contributions in key areas including new customer-focused technology and corporate responsibility. The award was part of Ford’s 16th annual World Excellence Awards held last month at their headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan.
Laird met the qualifications set out by Ford for their Recognition of Achievement awards, including ISO 14001 Certification and acceptance of Ford Motor Company’s Global Terms and Conditions. For the Corporate Responsibility Award, Laird submitted examples of policies and procedures that highlight the company’s commitment to general corporate citizenship, environmental leadership and social responsibility leadership. Laird also provided results of company programs aimed to reduce landfill waste, water conservation and energy use. As examples of the company’s commitment to being a good corporate citizen, Laird shared information about outreach efforts and charity events hosted by local facilities around the world.
“We are extremely proud of our corporate responsibility activities” said Tom Cochran, president of Laird’s Wireless Systems division. “Not only are we socially responsible and able to support our communities, but this approach also ties in with the corporate responsibility vision of many of our customers and helps us to build on our strategy of innovation, reliable fulfillment and speed. Being recognized by Ford as one of their top suppliers is a great honour and helps to position Laird as a leader in Telematics solutions and as a responsible supplier.”
Laird is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of telematics products, with a product portfolio consisting of antennas and integrated reception systems designed to meet the multiple communications requirements of modern vehicles. These products are developed with industry-leading RF expertise to ensure the best possible connectivity and meet very stringent automotive and industrial qualifications and certification.
Laird’s Wireless Systems Division designs and supplies a broad range of products, systems and software solutions that enable wireless communications such as “smart” antenna solutions, automotive telematics, M2M, V2V and V2X infrastructure antennas, connectivity products and wireless automation and control solutions. Laird’s Performance Materials Division designs and supplies electromagnetic interference shielding, thermal management solutions and signal integrity products for the smart phone, transportation, IT/telecoms, medical and consumer industries worldwide.
For additional information, visit http://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
Asia: +81-45-473 6808 or Telematics.AP.Sales@lairdtech.com
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