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Hirata Honored by GM as a “Supplier of the Year” winner for the second consecutive year

March 13, 2013
Hirata Corporation has been recognized by General Motors Company as a “Supplier of the Year” winner for the second consecutive year.

The GM Supplier of the Year award has begun since 1992 and the winners are chosen from the suppliers globally that serve GM with significant contributions.

This 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. This year, GM honored 83 suppliers for their outstanding performance and it is a great honor to be one of them in the Assembly and Test Equipment category, following the Assembly category award last time.

Hirata has been receiving orders worth several billion yen for large-scale equipment since the 1990s from automotive manufacturers including GM, making a high evaluation for Hirata’s technology, quality and delivery time.

The longstanding reputation and trustworthy relationship with GM lead Hirata to achieve this award for the second time and it is a great honor to be one of the remarkable enterprises. We will continue to be an attractive manufacturer with innovation effort and spirit of challenge for customers.


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