KOBE, Japan--April 26, 2012: FUJITSU
TEN LIMITED, developer of the ECLIPSE car navigation brand received
"Supplier of the year" award from General Motors (GM) for the third
FUJITSU TEN won the 2011 award in part to the recognition for usual delivery to GM, and development and delivery support provided to GM sites in the world.
The awards ceremony was held at Detroit Institute of Art in Detroit, MI, US, on March 13.
Outline of "Supplier of the year"
This award began in 1992 to be given to the suppliers that
contribute to GM's global activity and achievement every year. The
suppliers to be awarded are selected by the team consisting of staff
from departments of GM from the perspectives of technology, quality,
support and price.
This year GM selected 82 out of thousands of GM suppliers in the world. While this time 19 suppliers won the award for the first time, FUJITSU TEN has received the award three years in a row.
Ryoji Otowa, President and Chet Korzeniewski, EVP of FUJITSU TEN CORP. OF AMERICA (FTCA), the U.S. subsidiary of FUJITSU TEN, attended the awards ceremony.
Ryoji Otowa, President of FTCA said "It is a great honor for us in global business as a part of FUJITSU TEN Group to receive the award for the third consecutive year. This award granted to us is the result of the continuous effort made by all Group employees who have worked hard and given the highest priority to customer satisfaction. This award will further motivate us to relentlessly strive to supply products using advanced technology and best service from viewpoints of our customers."
FUJITSU TEN LIMITED (Kobe, Hyogo prefecture, Japan; Capital: 5.3
yen), established in 1972 with investment from FUJITSU LIMITED,
MOTOR CORPORATION, and DENSO CORPORATION, is a leading manufacturer
automotive electronic equipment. It is a globally-recognized
manufacturer of car navigation and audio systems, ECU for engine and
airbag control, and mobile communication equipment. Consolidated
totaled 269 billion yen (US$3.2 billion) for the fiscal year ending
March 31, 2011.
FUJITSU TEN is involved in the development of systems that use sensor technologies such as cameras and millimeter wave radar to detect obstacles near automobiles. It is expanding its business globally by fulfilling orders for genuine products for Toyota and other automobile manufactures both domestically and overseas.
For more information, see Fujitsu-ten.