The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has been presented with a North American supplier award from Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. (SIA), for its 2012 performance in supplying tires for the vehicle manufacturer. SIA is an Indiana-based manufacturer of the Subaru Outback, Legacy and Tribeca line of vehicles.
Goodyear received the Quality and Delivery Award for achieving 100 percent on-time delivery for production and for reaching the "Supplier Quality Assurance minimum allowable Parts Per Million rating."
The award was presented to Johann Finkelmeier, Goodyear’s vice president for North American original equipment sales, on March 13 at Subaru’s 2013 Supplier Awards Ceremony. The awards program was part of Subaru’s Annual Supplier Conference at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. Training and Reception Center in West Lafayette, Ind.
"I am very proud to accept this award on behalf of Goodyear," Finkelmeier said. "As the leader in original equipment tire supply in North America, we are more driven to deliver products that help to enhance the performance and appeal of these vehicles."
Goodyear supplies original equipment tires to the popular Subaru Tribeca model.