NORMAL, Ill. - Mitsubishi's U.S. assembly plant has named its top suppliers for 1998.
A total of 22 winners were named in three categories. The suppliers were generally awarded for excellent value, quality and delivery.
Categories and the winners are as follows.
Panasonic Industrial Co., Peachtree City, Ga.; Mattoon Precision Manufacturing Inc., Mattoon, Ill.; Briskin Manufac-turing Co., Chicago; Trelleborg YSH Inc., Carmi, Ill.
Grote Industries, Madison, Ind.; NTN Bearing Corp. of America, Columbus, Ind.; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Climate Control Inc., Franklin, Ind.; McKechnie Vehicle Components, Nicholasville, Ky.
Denso Manufacturing Michigan, Battle Creek, Mich.; Carpenter Enterprises Ltd., Traverse City, Mich.; Exedy America Corp., Belleville, Mich.; Donnelly Corp., Holland, Mich.
AP Technoglass, Bellefontaine, Ohio; Tigerpoly Manufacturing, Grove City, Ohio; Amtex Inc., Lebanon, Ohio; Janesville Prod-ucts, Norwalk, Ohio; Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America Inc., Mason, Ohio.
Denso Manufacturing Tennessee Inc., Maryville, Tenn.; Purodenso Co., Jackson, Tenn.
PPG Industries Inc., Normal, Ill.; AlliedSignal, Danville, Ill.; Henkle Surface Technologies, Madison Heights, Mich.
Mattoon Precision Manufactur-ing Inc., Mattoon, Ill.; Denso Manufacturing Tennessee Inc., Maryville, Tenn.
The awards were presented this month jointly by Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America Inc. and its parent, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. of Japan.