Ford Q1 Award for our Gebze plant

Paderborn/Gebze, December 19, 2019. The BENTELER Automotive plant in Gebze, Turkey has won the Ford Q1 Award. The award recognizes companies that meet Ford's highest standards of quality and performance.

The Q1 Gold Certificate is the highest recognition given by the US automotive manufacturer to its suppliers. The award recognizes companies that meet Ford's highest requirements for quality and performance in their processes, products and services. The new BENTELER production unit in Gebze was subject to a corresponding audit, which all departments passed. For this BENTELER received the "Preferred Quality Status" from Ford.

"We are very proud of this result. Especially, since we were awarded this certificate after only eight months. That was great teamwork,” emphasized Cagatay Dundar, Plant Manager Gebze, at the ceremony.

Customers of BENTELER benefit from their unmatched material expertise: BENTELER knows how to form and join metal like nobody else. The result is production excellence and premium quality products.