GKN Powder Metallurgy's global Hydrogen team has received the Klimahouse Trend Award from the Klmiahouse Exhibition. The award recognizes innovative and sustainable technology developments in the Hy2Green storage system.
Awards from customers, business partners and other organisations we work with are highly valued at GKN Powder Metallurgy and we take great pride in these achievements.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Danyang (China) has received the 2019 Excellent Supplier Award from Getrag Jiangxi Transmission. The award recognizes good QCD performance.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Conover (USA) has received the Quality Service Award of Excellence from GM. The award recognizes the good performance in 2018 and was received the second year in a row. GKN showed 0 defects in parts and components and was meeting 13 GM requirements for above standard performance.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Bruneck (Italy) has received the 2019 Supplier Quality Excellence Award from GM. The award recognizes the good performance in 2018.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Bruneck (Italy) has received in 2019 the Industry 4.0 award from our customer Bosch.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Pune (India) has received the Certificate of Appreciation 2019 from Rockman Industries. The award recognizes our performance as a 'Direct On Line Supplier'.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Brazil has received the Cost Reduction Achivement Performance Certificate from Aisin AI Brazil. The award recognizes the cost reduction achievement performance.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in India has received the 2019 Certificate of Appreciation from Fiat India Automobiles Private Limited. The award recognizes the Zero PPM and zero warranty performance in 2018.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in St. Marys, PA and Menomonee Falls have received the Perfect Quality Awards 2019 from Nexteer. The award recognizes the good performance with no quality claims across all products provided from a specific plan.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Yizheng has received the 2018 Excellent Supplier Award from Getrag Dongfeng. The award recognizes outstanding performance in quality, delivery and customer cooperation. GKN Sinter Metals Yizheng has delivered over 900,00 sets of oil pumps to Getrag Dongfeng since 2016.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Hortolandia has received a Recognition of Quality from Bosch. The award recognizes the improvement in quality from 2016 to 2017.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Hortolandia has received a Quality Achievement Award from Toyota Do Brasil.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Menomonee Falls has received the Supplier Award from TK Presta.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Conover has received the Supplier Quality Award 2019 from GM. The award recognizes the good performance in 2017.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Danyang (China) has received the Regional Supplier Award 2018 from Jatco. The award recognizes the good performance with no quality issue over the last year and a half.
GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Bruneck, Italy has received the Key Supplier Award 2019 from Brose.
GKN Sinter Metals has been recognized by Jatco with the Regional Quality Award for efforts in the supplier’s Japanese business. Each year, Jatco awards companies that produce over a 15 month period with a defect rate of zero parts per million (PPM). GKN’s 2017 Quality Award is the first of its recognition from Jatco. Jatco, a tier-one automotive supplier and manufacturer of automotive transmissions, has partnered with GKN since 2009.
The award highlights the excellent quality and delivery performance from different GKN plants as well as the good development partnership on new projects.
GKN Sinter Metals has been recognized by Nexteer Automotive with a Perfect Quality Award. Nexteer acknowledges companies that supply products with zero defects over a 12 month period. This is the first recognition from Nexteer for GKN's Salem location.
GKN Sinter Metals has received the Best Supplier Award for its quality performance by Somfy, the global market leader in automatic awnings and shutters for buildings. Over recent years, GKN has been a key supplier for Somfy's manufactured shutters. The award recognizes the outstanding performance of GKN Sinter Metals' site in Bruneck, Italy which manufactures high-class planetary gears and components for Somfy´s electrical shutter motors. Since 2014, GKN Sinter Metals Bruneck has shipped over 75 million parts and components with a defective rate of below 10 ppm, which highlights the precision, reliability and cost effectiveness achieved with sinter metal technology in industrial applications.
Receiving this award for sustained high quality and delivery reliabilty marks the positive outcome of a demanding supply situation. Over the past 4 year,s GKN´s business with ThyssenKrupp Bilstein grew in an unexpected way by more than 60% and required a dedicated management to ensure both, meeting high quality standards and reliable delivery.
The award recognizes GKN Sinter Metals' capability to act as a strong engineering partner. Together with the customer, GKN engineers developed a new generation of Pistons and Base Valves for shock absorbers that required the capability to manufacture at extremely close tolerances that haven´t been realised before.
GKN Sinter Metals' locations in Gallipolis, Ohio and Germantown, Wisconsin were recognized by GM with the 2016 Supplier Quality Excellence Award. GM chose GKN Sinter Metals for the recognition due to a strong commitment in quality excellence.