Podio Ferrari: MAHLE receives award from Ferrari
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Stuttgart, 08 August 2013 – At the end of July, Ferrari awarded MAHLE with the “BEST GT Supplier Award”. The sports car manufacturer thus recognised MAHLE for its long-standing support in the field of engines at the traditional Podio Ferrari event. Pivotal to the award were the criteria technology, competitiveness, and innovation.
Fred Türk, Vice President MAHLE Motorsport, accepted the award for the automotive supplier at the event. “Our suppliers and partners are essential to the results Ferrari achieves on the race tracks and roads around the world”, commented Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo during the event. “We ask everyone to uphold their innovative spirit and provide outstanding quality. Ferrari produces unique products and must be able to rely on partners who are forward-looking and know what it means to be creative and original.”
About the supplier award
According to the company, Ferrari organises the Podio Ferrari event in order to honour its suppliers and strategic partners for outstanding achievements in the past 12 months. All partners and suppliers of the “prancing horse” are ultimately among the top companies in their respective industry.
The MAHLE Group is one of the 30 largest companies in the automotive supply industry worldwide. With its two business units Engine Systems and Components as well as Filtration and Engine Peripherals, MAHLE ranks among the top three systems suppliers worldwide for piston systems, cylinder components, as well as valve train, air management, and liquid management systems. The Industry business unit bundles the MAHLE Group's industrial activities. These include the areas of large engines, industrial filtration, as well as cooling and air conditioning systems. The Aftermarket business unit serves the independent spare parts market with MAHLE products in OE quality. In 2012, the MAHLE Group achieved sales of nearly EUR 6.2 billion (USD 7.9 billion); approximately 48,000 employees work at over 100 production plants and 7 research and development centres.