KOBE, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Motors recognized FUJITSU TEN (Head office: Kobe, Hyogo prefecture, Japan, President & representative director: Takashi Shigematsu, Capital: 5.3 billion yen) as one of its best global automotive suppliers on Wednesday, March 13 during its 21st annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. The event was held at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.
FUJITSU TEN was one of only 83 suppliers recognized by GM 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 fourth time FUJITSU TEN has received the Supplier of the Year award.
"FUJITSU TEN helped play a critical role in GM's success in 2012 through their dedication and commitment to consistently exceed our expectations by being innovative, delivering high quality products and services on time and by creating outstanding value," said Grace Lieblein, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "We are thrilled to recognize FUJITSU TEN , who we consider to be a world-class supplier."
The Supplier of the Year award is given to less than 1 percent of GM's approximately 18,500 suppliers around the world. The winners are recognized for delivering innovative technology, superior quality, timely crisis management and competitive, total-enterprise cost solutions.
FUJITSU TEN was admired especially for leading support role in launching development project, delivery free from defective quality, and active cooperation for engineering development for new function enhancement, in the development of the next-generation infortainment (*1) system, "Cadillac User Experience," installed in the new Cadillac released in July 2012.
The Supplier of the Year winners are chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives.
(*1) Infortainment: Coined word created from "information" and "entertainment."
About FUJITSU TEN
FUJITSU TEN LIMITED (Headquarters/Kobe, Hyogo prefecture, Japan;
Capital/5.3 billion yen), established in 1972 with investment from
FUJITSU LIMITED, TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, and DENSO CORPORATION, is a
leading manufacturer of automotive electronic equipment. It is a
globally-recognized manufacturer of car navigation and audio systems,
ECU for engine and airbag control, and mobile communication equipment.
Consolidated sales totaled 249 billion yen (US$3.11 billion) for the
fiscal year ending March 31, 2012.
FUJITSU TEN is involved in the development of systems that use sensor technologies such as cameras and millimeter wave radar to detect obstacles near automobiles. It is expanding its business globally by fulfilling orders for genuine products for Toyota and other automobile manufactures both domestically and overseas.
For more information, see
FUJITSU TEN official site http://www.fujitsu-ten.com/
FUJITSU TEN channel http://www.youtube.com/FUJITSUTENLIMITED
FUJITSU TEN facebook http://www.facebook.com/FUJITSUTENLIMITED
About General Motors Co.
General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) (TSX: GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world's largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM's brands include Chevrolet and Cadillac, as well as Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Isuzu, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com.