Ford Honors Fagor Ederlan at 20th Annual World Excellence Awards

Ford’s World Excellence Awards recognize companies that exceed expectations to achieve the highest levels of excellence in quality, delivery, value and innovation.
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May 29, 2018

Fagor Ederlan was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards, celebrated on May 18 in Dearborn (Michigan, USA). Only 88 companies were selected as finalists from thousands of Ford suppliers globally.

Fagor Ederlan was presented with a Safe 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.

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

"We would like to thank Ford Motor Company for the great honor to be recognized for the long-term cooperation in the design and development of new products that make the auto industry safer and more sustainable", said Marcial Iruretagoiena, CEO of Fagor Ederlan.

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 Fagor Ederlan Group

Fagor Ederlan Group is a leading supplier of chassis and powertrain automotive components offering comprehensive market solutions in all the product lines.  The leading vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 are Fagor Ederlan Group’s clients. Its clear mission to serve has made from it a global supplier with 20 plants and productive alliances in the main regions of the sector such as Europe, Mercosur, Asia, and NAFTA.With more than 4.000 professionals, as a cooperative inside MONDRAGON Corporation, its raison d'être and the motor of its activity is to generate employment and wealth in its environment. In 2017, it reached a turnover of approximately 600 million euros, and a 10% growth is forecasted for this fiscal year 2018.

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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