• Martinrea International Inc. honored by Ford Motor Company with a Silver 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 Martinrea International Inc. are key to Ford’s success as it works to become the world’s most trusted mobility company

TORONTO, June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Martinrea International Inc. was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards. Only 88 companies were selected as finalists from thousands of Ford suppliers globally.

Martinrea International Inc. was presented with a Silver 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.

“We’re honored to be recognized as a top-performing global supplier,” said Pat D’Eramo, President and CEO of Martinrea International. “Ford Motor Company is a trusted and valued business partner whose recognition validates our continued efforts to produce the highest quality products in the marketplace.”

“Our World Excellence awards recognize the outstanding achievements of Ford Motor Company’s top-performing suppliers around the world,” said Thai-Tang. “Suppliers like Martinrea International are key to Ford’s continued success as we work towards our goal of becoming the 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 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 www.corporate.ford.com.

About Martinrea International Inc.
Martinrea International Inc. (TSX:MRE) is a leader in the development and production of quality metal parts, assemblies and modules, fluid management systems, and complex aluminum products focused primarily on the automotive sector. Martinrea currently employs approximately 15,000 talented and motivated people in 44 operating divisions in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Martinrea's vision is making lives better by being the best supplier we can be in the products we make and the services we provide. For more information on Martinrea, please visit www.martinrea.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Deanna Lorincz, Global Director, Communications and Marketing
Martinrea International Inc.
deanna.lorincz@martinrea.com
Tel: 248.392.9727
Mobile: 586.634.1766

INVESTOR RELATIONS:
Fred Di Tosto, Chief Financial Officer
Martinrea International Inc.
fditosto@martinrea.com
Tel: 416.749.0314