Stoneridge, Inc. has received the New Consumer Focused Technology award from Ford Motor Company at its World Excellence Awards event for implementing new shift-by-wire technology.  Ford Motor Company’s World Excellence Awards were designed to recognize suppliers who exceed the company’s expectations and distinguish themselves from their peers by achieving the highest levels of global excellence in quality, cost and delivery performance.

“These suppliers have demonstrated the highest level of excellence, and we are honored to have them as part of the One Ford team,” said Hau Thai-Tang, group vice president, Global Purchasing. “Your companies’ commitment to quality, cutting-edge technology and cost efficiency is a vital part of the One Ford plan. Thank you for helping Ford achieve our business objectives and deliver world-class products and outstanding value to our customers.”

“Congratulations to all of our supplier partners who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence as we together work to achieve mutual growth,” said Mark Fields, Ford chief operating officer. “Our suppliers are key to the success of our One Ford plan, including our commitment to accelerate our pace of progress and deliver even more of the great products and innovations that will create even more growth and define our company going forward.”

“This is a significant “Innovation” recognition from a key global customer,” said Mike Sloan, President, Stoneridge Control Devices. “I was humbled to receive this award on behalf of our organization at Ford’s Top Supplier and World Excellence Awards ceremony in Dearborn, Michigan, on May 22.   I cannot express my appreciation enough to everyone involved for your leadership, dedication, and passion to make Stoneridge Control Devices a highly successful, technology driven business, and a great place to work together. Congratulations to all!”

“The quality and creativity of our associates is what sets us apart,” said John Corey, President and CEO, Stoneridge, Inc.  “Congratulations to the team for this award and recognition as it reflects your creativity. I am personally proud to recognize your accomplishments.”

About Stoneridge, Inc.

Stoneridge, Inc., headquartered in Warren, Ohio, is an independent designer and manufacturer of highly engineered electrical and electronic components, modules and systems principally for the commercial vehicle, automotive and agricultural, motorcycle and off-highway vehicle markets.  Additional information about Stoneridge can be found at www.stoneridge.com.