UGS Corp., a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) won GM's 2005 Supplier of the Year for its overall business performance in enabling GM to transform its process of innovation by significantly reducing up-front vehicle development time. UGS was recognized for its Teamcenter software, UGS' digital lifecycle management solution.
"We consider UGS to be a role model for all suppliers. They are recognized as a GM Supplier of the Year because they exceeded our expectations in 2005," said Bo Andersson, vice president of global purchasing and supply chain. "UGS is one of the best in the world and we thank them for their hard work and commitment to helping make GM vehicles the best in the world." The award was given during ceremonies Saturday, April 29, at GM's Vehicle Engineering Center at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Mich.
The GM Supplier of the Year award began as a global program in 1992. Winners are selected by a global team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing, and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology, and price.
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