On the 11th of February , Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), the world leader in automotive interior solutions, recognized the excellent performance of its European suppliers with the Supplier Award, at your annual event "2020 Expectations Day". 14 companies received the awards in various categories at the European headquarters in Neuss. The key qualifying criteria for the award were quality, cost, logistics, development, technology, and service. Based on their overall rating, they have been recognized as Supplier of the Year, Distinguished Supplier, or Supplier Excellence.
And one of those awards went to Industrias Alegre, in the Supplier Excellence-Service category. Monica Alegre, Commercial Director of Industrias Alegre, and Manuel Casasús, KAM for YFAI, were at the event to collect the award on behalf of the entire Industrias Alegre team.
The event was chaired by Mr James Bos, Vice President Global Procurement for YFAI, who remarked in his speech: “We are pleased to recognize our top suppliers and their teams, for their hard work and dedication. For us, they are important partners who play a key role in shaping our success globally. ” An annual event in which in addition to the delivery of these awards, all suppliers are called to summarize the year ended and emphasize YFAI's lines of work for the following.
An annual event in which in addition to the delivery of these awards, all providers are called to summarize the year ended and emphasize YFAI's lines of work for the following. By 2020, YFAI's business focus continues to be Execution and Efficiency, based on a strong and fundamental culture of continuous improvement. Execution and efficiency encompass everything they do, not just in manufacturing, but in all areas of their business. They cannot do it alone. Despite your efforts in continuous improvement and working together with your suppliers, we can all be successful.
A deserved award without a doubt for the entire Industrias Alegre team, at a very important moment for the Company, which collaborates with YFAI in the launch of the new Ford Kuga at the Valencia plant, and with components for the new Mercedes vehicles that They will be launched later this year and early next year, produced at its Polish plant in Wroclaw.
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the world leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play inside their vehicles today and in decades to come. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees worldwide. They design, develop, and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng, one of China's largest automotive suppliers, and Adient, the world leader in automotive seating.