At the Changchun FAW Volkswagen (FAW-VW) Purchasing Working Conference on January 15, Changchun Lear FAWSN Seating Plant was presented with the highest honor, the “PP Top 10 Supplier Award,” for its outstanding performance in quality, R&D, localization, delivery and project management.
The FAW-VW administration and management committee, along with other members of FAW-VW management, VW Germany and Audi’s management team, and more than 600 suppliers, participated in the conference. Mr. Liu Xiyu, general manager of Changchun Lear FAWSN, attended the conference and received this award.
As Changchun Lear FAWSN Seating’s primary customer, FAW-VW produced in total and sold more than 1.8 million vehicles in 2014, which making it the production and sales leader in the China market.
“It was an honor to receive this prestigious award on behalf of the entire team as not only a reward for excellent work performed every day, but also as an incentive in the future for the best customer service,” said Xiyu.
“I would like to congratulate Changchun Lear FAWSN for this very impressive achievement,” said Jay Kunkel, president of Asia-Pacific operations. “Considering that we have about 700 people in Changchun, and more than 250 in Foshan, this is the definition of teamwork accomplished on a major scale.”
Charles Chang, VP and managing director of China, added, “Quality is a critical area for us to exceed our customer’s expectations. Not only did Changchun Lear FAWSN accomplish this but also did so in the areas of R&D, localization, delivery and project management.”
Changchun Lear FAWSN Automotive Seat Systems Co., Ltd. was officially established in 2011 with predecessor Lear Changchun Automotive Interior Systems Co., Ltd. founded in 2004. Annually, the plant assembles 430,000 seat sets, along with foam for 380,000 sets and performing cut & sew for 400,000 sets. It also has a wholly owned subsidiary in the Foshan, Guangzhou province.