baier & michels wins Webasto Supplier Award in Category Sunroofs & Components

OBER-RAMSTADT, August 6th, 2015 baier & michels GmbH & Co. KG has won the Webasto supplier award 2015 in the category Sunroofs & Components.

To evaluate suppliers, Webasto focused on a 360° performance in terms of quality and supply chain excellence, professional project support, standardization, global footprint and cost leadership.

Standardisierung trägt Früchte: die gemeinsame Standardisierungsarbeit im Bereich Verbindungstechnik wurde auf beiden Seiten als sehr erfolgreich eingestuft.
Standardization bears fruit: the joint standardization work performed by Webasto and baier & michels was regarded to be highly effective by both parties.

According to Webasto, 2014 saw baier & michels achieve a ppm rate of almost zero, despite having delivered several hundreds of different connection elements. There were no relevant logistic complaints during the whole year.

Webasto rated the local presence of baier & michels in the international production locations significant to Webasto operations as excellent; the constant cost leadership which baier & michels demonstrated on the basis of Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VA/VE) received the same rating.

In addition, Webasto praised the professionalism of baier & michels’ project support and their close co-operation with its technical and development department.

Both parties assessed the joint standardization work as highly successful. “We are delighted to be able to continue to make a concrete contribution to the international success of Webasto as a full-service partner in the area of connection technology“, thus Peter Federolf, CEO of baier & michels.