TR Fastenings honoured at Yanfeng European Suppliers Awards
TR Fastenings has been named ‘Distinguished Supplier’ at this year’s Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) European Supplier Awards, which recognises a number of the company’s leading supply partners across the region.
YFAI, the global leader in automotive interior solutions, gave awards to 15 of its interiors suppliers at the Classic Remise in Düsseldorf In February 2017. Spanning six categories, the awards honoured suppliers providing plastics, resins, chemicals, foams, trim and metal components.
Points were awarded based on specific criteria such as quality, cost, logistics, development, technology and service. Suppliers received either a "Supplier of the Year," "Distinguished Supplier," or "Supplier Excellence" award depending on total points achieved.
TR Fastenings was delighted to be awarded the ‘Distinguished Supplier’ prize in the metal components category, for its ongoing work with YFAI (formerly Johnson Controls Interiors). TR manufactures and supplies a wide range of fastenings for the automotive industry and supports YFAI with specific components for plastic mouldings, assemblies and cable management etc.
Glenda Roberts, Global Sales Director at TR Fastenings, who attended the awards ceremony in Germany with Remco Mulder, TR’s Project Manager for YFAI, comments:
“This award is a fantastic achievement for us and testament to the great working relationship we enjoy with YFAI. Our business is global and it is the business relationships that we build and nurture with our clients enables us to strengthen our position in the global marketplace. It’s wonderful to be recognised for our hard work, and we look forward to continuing our work with YFAI into the future as they embark upon the next stage of their development into autonomous and electric vehicles “
YFAI showcased their vision of the future and shared the video of the XiM17 demonstration vehicle which will dramatically change the “interior experience”.
Headquartered in Shanghai, YFAI has approximately 100 manufacturing plants and technical centres in 18 countries and more than 30,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interiors for most automakers.
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