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Awards

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. 

2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Bruneck
2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Bruneck
2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Bruneck, Italy

For the second consecutive year, GKN Sinter Metals Bruneck has earned General Motor's Supplier Quality Excellence Award. General Motors uses this award to recognize its valued suppliers for outstanding performance during the fiscal year of 2019. 

2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Manitowoc
2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Manitowoc
2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Manitowoc, Wisconsin

GKN Sinter Metals in Manitowoc, Wisconsin has earned General Motor's Supplier Quality Excellence Award. General Motors uses this award to recognize its valued suppliers for outstanding performance during the fiscal year of 2019.

2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Conover
2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Conover
2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Conover, North Carolina

For the third consecutive year, GKN Sinter Metals Conover has earned General Motor's Supplier Quality Excellence Award. General Motors uses this award to recognize its valued suppliers for outstanding performance during the fiscal year of 2019.

2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Emporium
2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Emporium
2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award - Emporium

GKN Sinter Metals Emporium has earned General Motor's Supplier Quality Excellence Award. General Motors uses this award to recognize its valued suppliers for outstanding performance during the fiscal year of 2019.

2019 Perfect Quality Award - Menomonee Falls, WI
2019 Perfect Quality Award - Menomonee Falls, WI
2019 Nexteer Perfect Quality Award - Menomonee Falls

GKN Sinter Metals in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin has earned the 2019 Perfect Quality Award from Nexteer for achieving zero quality claims over all product groups from a specific location.

2019 Perfect Quality Award - St. Marys
2019 Perfect Quality Award - St. Marys
2019 Perfect Quality Award - St. Marys, PA

GKN Sinter Metals in St. Marys, Pennsylvania has earned the 2019 Nexteer Perfect Quality Award for achieving zero quality claims over all product groups from a specific location.

2019 Carbon Reduction Award - Gallatin
2019 Carbon Reduction Award - Gallatin
2019 Carbon Reduction Award - Gallatin, TN

GKN Hoeganaes in Gallatin, Tennessee has earned the 2019 Carbon Reduction Award from the Tennessee Valley Authority for having a significant impact on carbon reduction as a result of lowering the location's peak in demand.

 

Klimahouse Trend Award
Klimahouse Trend Award
Klimahouse Trend Award 2020

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.

Excellent Supplier Award 2019
Excellent Supplier Award 2019
Excellent Supplier Award 2019

GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Danyang (China) has received the 2019 Excellent Supplier Award from Getrag Jiangxi Transmission. The award recognizes good QCD performance.

Quality Service Award of Excellence 2019
Quality Service Award of Excellence 2019
Quality Service Award of Excellence 2019

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.

Supplier Quality Excellence Award 2019
Supplier Quality Excellence Award 2019
Supplier Quality Excellence Award 2019

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.

Lean Award Bosch 2019
Lean Award Bosch 2019
Lean Award 2019

GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Bruneck (Italy) has received in 2019 the Industry 4.0 award from our customer Bosch. 

Cost Reduction Achivement Performance Certificate  2019
Cost Reduction Achivement Performance Certificate 2019
Certificate of Appreciation 2019

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'. 

Cost Reduction Achivement Performance Certificate  2019
Cost Reduction Achivement Performance Certificate 2019
Cost Reduction Achivement Performance Certificate 2019

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.

Certificate of Appreciation Fiat 2019
Certificate of Appreciation Fiat 2019
Certificate of Appreciation Fiat 2019

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.

Perfect Quality Awards 2019
Perfect Quality Awards 2019
Perfect Quality Awards 2019

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.

Excellent Supplier Award - 2018
Excellent Supplier Award - 2018
Excellent Supplier Award - 2018

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.

Recognition of Quality 2018
Recognition of Quality 2018
Recognition of Quality 2018

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.

Quality Achievement 2018
Quality Achievement 2018
Quality Achievement 2018

GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Hortolandia has received a Quality Achievement Award from Toyota Do Brasil. 

Supplier Award 2018
Supplier Award 2018
Supplier Award 2018

GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Menomonee Falls has received the Supplier Award from TK Presta. 

Supplier Quality Award 2018
Supplier Quality Award 2018
Supplier Quality Award 2018

GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Conover has received the Supplier Quality Award 2019 from GM. The award recognizes the good performance in 2017.

Regional Supplier Award 2018
Regional Supplier Award 2018
Regional Supplier Award 2018

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.

Key Supplier Award 2018
Key Supplier Award 2018
Key Supplier Award 2018

GKN Sinter Metals’ team in Bruneck, Italy has received the Key Supplier Award 2019 from Brose. 

Regional Quality Award (Japan)
Regional Quality Award (Japan)
Regional Quality Award (Japan)

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.

Key Supplier Award
Key Supplier Award
Key Supplier Award

The award highlights the excellent quality and delivery performance from different GKN plants as well as the good development partnership on new projects.

Perfect Quality Award - 2017
Perfect Quality Award - 2017
Perfect Quality Award - 2017

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.

Supplier Award
Supplier Award
Supplier Award - 2017

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.

Best Supplier Award - Category Quality - 2017
Best Supplier Award - Category Quality - 2017
Best Supplier Award - Category Quality - 2017

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.

Best in Support Role - Growing Business Together - 2017
Best in Support Role - Growing Business Together - 2017
Best in Support Role - Growing Business Together - 2017

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.

Supplier Quality Excellence award - 2017
Supplier Quality Excellence award - 2017
Supplier Quality Excellence award - 2017

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.

Design Excellence Award – 2016
Design Excellence Award – 2016
Supplier Award – 2015
Supplier Award – 2015
GETRAG Award – January 2015
GETRAG Award – January 2015
2014 Tianjin Tanhas Excellent Supplier – January 2015
2014 Tianjin Tanhas Excellent Supplier – January 2015
GM Supplier Quality Excellence Awards (SQEA) – December 2014
GM Supplier Quality Excellence Awards (SQEA) – December 2014
Award of distinction
Award of distinction
Excellent Supplier of Quality Award
Excellent Supplier of Quality Award
Outstanding Quality and Delivery Performance
Outstanding Quality and Delivery Performance
World’s top five suppliers of steering systems
World’s top five suppliers of steering systems
Quality Achievement Award 2013
Quality Achievement Award 2013
Excellent Quality Supplier Award 2013
Excellent Quality Supplier Award 2013
Supplier Elite Award
Supplier Elite Award
Safety Award
Safety Award

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