MAUMEE, Ohio—Dana Inc. has been named a 2018 Supplier of the Year by Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles.
The firm was one of 19 suppliers honored at the auto maker's annual Supplier Conference and Awards, held July 15.
"FCA is in the midst of transformational changes and these suppliers are helping enable a stronger future for all of us," Scott Theile, head of purchasing and supply chain for FCA North America, said in a statement. "It is an honor to recognize their contributions and dedication, as they represent the best in the industry."
Dana and the other suppliers were honored based on an evaluation of each company's supplier scorecard performance in 2018. Dana said FCA's ratting system evaluates supplier performance in areas like quality, delivery, cost warranty and partnership in addition to input from FCA senior leadership.
The firm supplies driveline, sealing, thermal management products and systems to FCA.
"Dana is honored to be among the very select 19 suppliers to have earned the Supplier of the Year award by FCA," James Kamsickas, Dana CEO and president, said in a statement. "Our supply relationship with FCA dates back nearly a century, and we are proud of the longstanding partnership and collaboration that this award represents."