Adient honors leading suppliers for commitment to excellence in 2016

Plymouth, Michigan and Burscheid, Germany (ots) - Adient, the world's largest global automotive seating supplier, today recognized 51 suppliers for their leadership and superior performance. The suppliers were honored during the company's annual Supplier Performance Awards ceremony held in Detroit.

"We congratulate all of our outstanding suppliers for their commitment to achieving operational excellence in everything they do. Through their dedication, focus and hard work, these partners continue to help us meet the rigorous demands of our global customers," said Kelly Bysouth, vice president, global procurement and supply chain for Adient.

Adient (NYSE:ADNT) debuted as an independent, publically traded company after its separation from Johnson Controls on Oct. 31, 2016.

Adient recognized suppliers from around the world for outstanding performance in the categories of quality, cost, logistics, development, technology and service. The awards are presented in four levels of accomplishment - platinum, gold, silver and bronze.

The Platinum 2016 Supplier Performance Award recipients were: SSAB EMEA AB Sweden Omega Technology Plastic GmbH & CO. KG Germany The Gold 2016 Supplier Performance Award recipients were Ücler Kelepce ve Yedek Parca Sanayi ve Turkey Ticaret Ltd. Sti. Paul Craemer GmbH Germany Tefas Kimyasal ve Seramik Kaplama Sanayi Turkey ve Ticaret A.S. SANJO Fineblanking Barcelona S.A.U. Spain EDS Manufacturing Nogales, Arizona Kenwal Steel Corporation Dearborn, Michigan BILSTEIN GmbH & Co. KG Germany ASMO Manufacturing Battle Creek, Michigan AE PLASZTIK KFT Hungary Giebeler GmbH Germany Kongsberg Automotive Novi, Michigan HIGA S.R.O Slovakia The Silver 2016 Supplier Performance Award recipients were: DOGA S.A. Spain Fujikura Automotive America Japan SINFLEX - Indústria de Molas Técnicas, Lda Portugal Grand Rapids Controls Company LLC Rockford, Michigan Leggett & Platt Automotive Group Canada Ficosa Portugal Robert Bosch GmbH Germany Multitech Industries Carol Stream, Illinois Beach Mold and Tool New Albany, Indiana BASF Germany Ptx Textiles, INC. Clemmons, N. Carolina American & Efrid LLC Mount Holly, N. Carolina

The Bronze 2016 Supplier Performance Award recipients were: Günter Jasper GmbH & Co. KG Germany Oehmetic GmbH Germany Industrias Gol SAU Spain Industrias Garita S.L. Spain Alta Yedek Parca ve Kalip Sanayi Turkey ve Ticaret Zaklady Metalowe POSTEP S.A. Poland Leoni Wiring Systems Germany Halung GmbH & Co Germany Alex Products Ridgeville Corners, Ohio Fietz Thermoplast GmbH Germany IZO Poland Petoskey Plastics Petosky, Michigan Coats United Kingdom Global Enterprises Huntington Woods, Mich. Covestro Germany Gentherm Northville, Michigan I.G. Bauerhin GmbH Canada COBA Automotive Slovakia Unique Fabricating, INC Auburn Hills, Michigan CNI INC Oak Park, Michigan Dow Chemical Midland, Michigan Kostel Croatia Adient also presented Leadership Awards to the following suppliers: Continuous Improvement - Beach Mold & Tool Innovation - Air Products Global Growth - Boltun Corporation and Teknia Group Customer Satisfaction - Fujikura Automotive America and Fietz Thermoplast GmbH Quality Leadership - Gunter Jasper GMbH & Co. KG Supplier Diversity & Excellence - CNI Inc.

About Adient:

Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing - and into more than 25 million vehicles every year. For more information on Adient, please visit

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