Bühler Motor Recognized by General Motors as a 2013 Supplier of the Year Winner

Nuremberg, April 1st 2014 - Bühler Motor was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 22nd annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. The event which was held on Wednesday, March 12 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich., hosted by Mary Barra, GM CEO and Grace Lieblein, GM Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.

GM's exclusive Supplier of the Year honor was presented to only 68 suppliers worldwide who have consistently exceeded GM's expectations and created outstanding value. This is the 1st time Bühler Motor has received the award.

"Our suppliers play an important role in helping GM deliver compelling vehicles to our customers," said Grace Lieblein, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "Supplier of the Year winners have outstanding track records for consistently meeting our business needs, while also supporting our cultural priorities."

Less than 1 percent of GM's suppliers around the world receive the Supplier of the Year award.

Bühler Motor was recognized for delivering innovative water pump technology to GM, superior quality, and competitive prices.

"The endorsement by General Motors makes us very proud. For all of us at Bühler Motor it is an important incentive to keep on focussing on delivering ever more efficient, and qualitative even more superior drive solutions for our customers." said Peter Muhr, CEO and President of the Bühler Motor Group.

Peter Muhr and Ray Welterlin, President Buehler Motor Inc., received the award from Kirsten Siemen, Executive Director and Global Functional Leader for Thermal Systems and Beverly Gaskin, Executive Director and Global Purchasing Powertrain.

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