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Ford Honors Yazaki at 20th Annual World Excellence Awards
May 23, 2018

· Yazaki honored by Ford Motor Company with a Gold World Excellence Award

· Ford’s World Excellence Awards recognize companies that exceed expectations to achieve the highest levels of excellence in quality, delivery, value and innovation

· Suppliers like Yazaki are key to Ford’s success as it works to become the world’s most trusted mobility company


DEARBORN, Mich., May 23, 2018 – Yazaki was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards. Only 30 companies were selected as finalists from thousands of Ford suppliers globally.

Yazaki was presented with a Gold World Excellence Award by Ford Motor Company’s Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president, global operations, and Hau Thai-Tang, executive vice president, product development and purchasing.

“Receiving this award from Ford is a great success for the team,” says Tim Mailley, acting Global Head of Ford BU. “To be recognized at a high level among other great suppliers is a true testament to our product and Yazaki’s relationship with our customers. Thank you to everyone on the team who helped make this happen.”

“Our World Excellence awards recognize the outstanding achievements of Ford Motor Company’s top-performing suppliers around the world,” said Thai-Tang. “Suppliers like Yazaki are key to Ford’s continued success as we work towards our goal of becoming world's most trusted mobility company.”

Honorees were recognized for achieving the highest levels of global excellence in a variety of categories, including:

  • Primary Brand Pillars – quality, green, safe and smart
  • Aligned Business Framework principles focused on quality, delivery, value and innovation
  • Lincoln Luxury
  • Supplier Diversity Development


About Yazaki

Yazaki Corporation is a global leader in the research, development, and delivery of vehicle power, data, and display for automotive applications. Yazaki produces wire harnesses, power distribution and control products, connectors, driver information displays, hybrid and electric vehicle products, and sensors. Worldwide, the company employs 285,000 people in 46 countries. Yazaki has been committed to the preservation of the environment for over 75 years. The company continues this commitment today through the development of advanced electric components for hybrid electric vehicles, the promotion of recycling, and the efficient use of resources. For more information about Yazaki and its vision for a greener tomorrow, log onto


About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 202,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit

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