Lear Honored by Toyota for Superior Supplier Diversity and Excellence in Quality
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/
-- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) was recently honored by Toyota Motor
Manufacturing North America (TMMNA) for superior supplier diversity and
excellence in quality during the 2006 Annual TMMNA Supplier Awards
Ceremony on March 21.
These awards acknowledge those suppliers who have met Toyota's
highest standards in quality, delivery, value improvement and supplier
Lear as a whole was honored for superior supplier diversity,
recognizing the company's outstanding efforts in minority business
development initiatives. In addition, Lear's plant in Edinburgh,
Indiana was recognized for excellence in quality.
"These awards further validate Lear's commitment to delivering the
highest quality products to our customers and the utilization of a
diverse supply base," said Lear Chairman and CEO, Bob Rossiter.
Toyota's Annual Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony bring together
the automaker's approximately 500 North American suppliers to share
expectations for the coming business year and to recognize outstanding
performance among suppliers.
Lear Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of
automotive interior systems and components. Lear provides complete seat
systems, electronic products and electrical distribution systems and
other interior products. With annual net sales of $17.1 billion, Lear
ranks #127 among the Fortune 500. The company's world-class products are
designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of 115,000
employees at 282 locations in 34 countries. Lear's headquarters are in
Southfield, Michigan, and Lear is traded on the New York Stock Exchange
under the symbol [LEA]. Further information about Lear is available on
the Internet at http://www.lear.com/ .
SOURCE: Lear Corporation
CONTACT: Andrea Puchalsky, Director - Corporate Communications of Lear
Web site: http://www.lear.com/
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Posted on 3/23/2006