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Portescap Recognized by General Motors as Winner of Coveted Overdrive Award

04/01/2022 14:48:12
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Portescap has been recognized as a GM Overdrive Award winner in General Motors’ 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards. Portescap is one of a select group of companies to be chosen as a 2020 Overdrive Award winner.

First presented in 2012, GM’s Overdrive Award is a distinction reserved for suppliers who display outstanding achievement within GM’s Global Purchasing and Supply Chain organization’s key focus areas, including sustainable value streams, total enterprise cost and profitability, safety, launch excellence, accelerating innovation and nurturing relationships.

“It is a great honor to be recognized by General Motors for our focus on performance-critical motion applications that save, improve and enhance lives,” says Sanjay Kachroo, Sr. Director Operations. “This award is further affirmation of Portescap’s passion for innovation and commitment to manufacturing excellence.”

“As GM works to achieve a future with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, we are proud to have innovative and dedicated suppliers around the world as partners in this mission,” said Shilpan Amin, GM Vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “We are pleased with what we’ve accomplished together in the past year and we are excited by the opportunity that lies ahead.”

The 2020 Supplier of the Year and Overdrive Award winners were selected by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics leaders. Winners were chosen based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.

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About Portescap

Portescap offers the broadest miniature and specialty motor products in the industry, encompassing coreless brush DC, brushless DC, stepper can stack, gearheads, digital linear actuators, and disc magnet technologies. Portescap products have been serving diverse motion control needs in wide spectrum of medical and industrial applications, lifescience, instrumentation, automation, aerospace and commercial applications, for more than 70 years.

Portescap has manufacturing centres in the United States, St. Kitts, and India, and utilises a Global Product Development network with research and development centres in the United States, China, India, and Switzerland.

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DMA Europa : Brittany Kennan
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Portescap : Nicole Monaco, Global Marketing Manager
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