IAC Group Honored by Ford Motor Company with World Excellence Awards

IAC Group Honored by Ford Motor Company with World Excellence Awards

LUXEMBOURG (May 22, 2018) – International Automotive Components (IAC) Group was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards. The company was presented with a 2017 World Excellence Award in the Quality category for exceeding Ford Motor Company’s highest standards in quality, delivery, value and innovation. IAC Group’s Bals, Romania facility was also recognized with a Gold Award for outstanding performance.

IAC Group was one of four suppliers recognized in the Quality category and one of 12 honored with a Gold Award. Only 52 companies were selected as winners from thousands of Ford suppliers globally.

Carl Beckwith, IAC president of North America, accepted the awards from Ford Motor Company’s Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president, global operations, and Hau Thai-Tang, executive vice president, product development and purchasing.

“We are thrilled to receive these coveted awards and proud to be distinguished among the elite group of companies recognized for global excellence by Ford this year,” said Beckwith. “IAC has been a longtime partner to Ford and we are proud of these awards that underscore our relentless drive to deliver innovative, high-quality components in support of Ford and its products.”

“Our World Excellence awards recognize the outstanding achievements of Ford Motor Company’s top-performing suppliers around the world,” said Thai-Tang. “Suppliers like IAC are key to Ford’s continued success as we work towards our goal of becoming world’s most trusted mobility company.”

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Headquartered in Luxembourg, International Automotive Components (IAC) Group is a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including instrument panels, console systems, door panels, headliners and overhead systems to automakers around the world. The company’s 2017 estimated sales were $4.4 billion. IAC Group operates more than 50 manufacturing facilities in 16 countries. The company has more than 60 total locations in 19 countries, including 18 design, technical and commercial centers, and employs more than 22,000 people globally. For more information, visit iacgroup.wpengine.com.


Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 202,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit www.corporate.ford.com.

IAC’s President, North America, Carl Beckwith (center) accepted the 2017 Ford World Excellence Award in the Quality category from Ford’s Executive Vice President and President, Global Operations, Joe Hinrichs (left) and Executive Vice President, Product Development and Purchasing, Hau Thai-Tang (right).

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