GKN Sinter Metals in Danyang has been named as ‘2006-2010 Top Business Partner’ by GETRAG (Jiangxi) Transmission Co., Ltd (GJT) at its 10-year anniversary ceremony which was held in November 2016 in Nanchang, China. Lee Sun (Vice President GKN Sinter Metals China) accepted the award on behalf of GKN Sinter Metals.
GETRAG (Jiangxi) Transmission Co., Ltd is a joint venture of GETRAG (Germany) and Jiangling Motor Groups Company (China). GJT is a market leader of advanced manual and automatic transmission products in China and has been working with GKN since the very beginning. In the past ten-year cooperation GKN Danyang has been awarded many times by GJT with Excellent Supplier Award, CEO Special Award and zero PPM Award.
From Left to right: Mr. Lee Sun, Vice President, GKN Sinter Metals China; Mr. Shenglong Xu, VP Purchasing, GJT; Mrs. Wei Xu, VP Sales, Schaeffler China; Mr. Jiangxin Liao, Purchase Director , GJT
GKN Danyang delivers over 800,000 pieces synchronizer hubs of high quality every year and more than 450,000 sets of DCT300 pumps will be delivered from Yizheng plant to GJT in 2017.
“We are very honored to have received this 10-year award which is GJT’s recognition of our long-term strategic partnership. In the next three years, Getrag will become the biggest customer for GKN Sinter Metals in China due to the increasing pump business and GKN will always be the biggest PM supplier for Getrag in China” Lee Sun says.
GKN’s facility in Danyang was established in 2006 and supplies leading automotive customers in China with sintered large parts in engine and transmission while its Yizheng facility provides sintered small parts up to 150 Ton press force. Thanks to long-term partnerships and a high focus on quality, GKN Sinter Metals China has managed to gain market share on a year-over-year basis and is among the top five suppliers of the Chinese Automotive Powder Metallurgy market.