March 1, 2016 - Long Grove, IL - ZF Friedrichshafen AG has honored its outstanding suppliers with the "ZF Supplier Awards" on December, 7th in Amsterdam. In the category "Production Materials", the MAT Foundry Group has been awarded, together with 7 further companies, as Supplier of the Year.
Thomas Krosnar, CEO MAT Foundry Group Ltd
"MAT Foundry Group, a member of MAT Holdings Inc., is honoured to be recognized as ZF TRW Global Casting Supplier of the Year for 2015. The award is a reflection of our continuous commitment to providing ZF TRW with high quality, cost competitive, and safety critical components. It is also recognition that MAT Foundry Group is a very important and reliable partner who will work with ZF TRW on a global footprint with production sites across Europe, China and Mexico. The employees of MAT Foundry Group work very hard every day to meet the very high standards which are set by our customers and this award also recognizes all their efforts".
About MAT Foundry Group Ltd
With foundries in 7 countries worldwide, over $400M US dollars revenue, 350.000 tons of iron produced (grey and ductile), and 1.750 dedicated employees working to supply products for 30 OEM's and 10 Tier 1, MAT Foundry Group is a leading global manufacturer of automotive braking components. Having a long history in the OE European braking market, the group has leveraged years of expertise, technology, and 15 state of the art manufacturing facilities worldwide, 7 sales offices and 3 European technology centres, MAT Foundry Group responds to market by producing the highest quality components in all its products lines. The list of MAT Foundry Group includes MAT Foundries Europe, MAT Machining Europe, PTR, Eurac, MAT Dalian Auto Parts, Dania and Mincer HD.
About MAT Holdings Inc.
MAT Holdings, Inc. is a privately held company, founded in 1984, that has quickly grown as a respected global manufacturer, distributor and marketer of products in the automotive, fencing, hardware, and power equipment sectors. Headquartered in Long Grove, Illinois it has operations on three continents, including 2.1 million square feet of U.S. distribution and manufacturing space, and provides its customers with a full range of services including U.S. and overseas engineering, quality assurance, logistical and distribution support, strategic warehousing, sourcing, product development and marketing. For more information regarding MAT Holdings, Inc. and its family of companies click here.
About ZF TRW
ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company, which acquired TRW Automotive on May 15, 2015, is now represented at about 230 locations in some 40 countries. In 2015, ZF expects to achieve sales of $30 billion to $32 billion with approximately 138,000 employees (preliminary figures). ZF is one of the top three automotive suppliers worldwide.
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