PPG Industries has been named a Supplier of the Year by General Motors (GM) for its superior performance, quality, service, technology and value in supplying coatings and glass for GM operations worldwide during 2001. "PPG is an industry role model that through performance has set an example during the past year for other companies to follow," said Bo Andersson, vice president, GM Worldwide Purchasing, Production Control Logistics. "It is a pleasure to work with a company that excels at meeting our priorities for quality, service, technology and competitive pricing." GM's Supplier of the Year initiative began as a global program in 1992. Winners are selected by a global team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology and price. This year, GM honored 91 suppliers in 18 countries for their excellence throughout 2001.
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