RUDOLPH/LIBBE and GEM Receive 2011 World Excellence Award from Ford Motor Company
Rudolph/Libbe Inc. and GEM Inc., of The Rudolph/Libbe Companies,
have been recognized with a World Excellence Award from Ford Motor
The World Excellence Awards honor Ford Motor Company's top
performing global suppliers. Sixty-two suppliers from around
the world were recognized during the 14th annual event
at Ford World Headquarters on May 31. The awards were presented by
Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford Motor Company.
GEM and Rudolph/Libbe are the only Ohio firms and the only
construction companies among the 62 suppliers recognized.
Over the last 14 years, the Rudolph/Libbe-GEM Construction
Commodities Management (CCM) team has managed facility
improvements, and automation and conveyance system installations
for new model launches in multiple states for Ford Motor
Company. The companies also have performed decommissioning
services for Ford in Ohio and Virginia.
Suppliers were recognized for outstanding quality, on-time
delivery, innovative and sustainable solutions, cost
competitiveness, corporate responsibility, customer satisfaction,
continuous improvement and overall business relationships.
Rudolph/Libbe and GEM share a Silver World Excellence Award from
Ford, which recognizes superior quality, delivery and cost
performance. Ford presented 12 Gold and 24 Silver awards this
The Rudolph/Libbe Companies is among the nation's largest
contractors and employs 1,000-1,500 construction trades through
offices in Lima, Toledo, Cleveland and Walbridge, Ohio; and