JD Norman awarded General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award

News Release

JD Norman Industries, Inc. 787 West Belden Avenue Addison, Illinois 60101 USA

Contact: Carol Bouma (630) 458-3705 carol.bouma@jdnorman.com

October 1, 2013

ADDISON, Illinois - JD Norman Industries announced that their Leslie, Michigan facility is the recipient of the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 2013. The 2013 award covers the period from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

The award is given to specific supplier locations and only General Motors' top-performing suppliers are eligible. Suppliers who receive this award have met or exceeded a stringent set of quality performance criteria and have achieved the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization.

"The Leslie Plant has worked very hard to build operational excellence within the plant. This award is confirmation that their efforts are working and the plant is performing at a high level," stated Greg Reed, Plant Manager of the Leslie facility. Reed continued, "I am proud of the Leslie Plant's accomplishments and thank each of them for helping bring this prestigious award to the organization."

About JD Norman Industries, Inc. JD Norman Industries, Inc. is a diversified global manufacturer of metal components and systems with operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom.  JD Norman is a leader in the manufacturing of highly engineered product including formed, machined and cast metals.  The company serves major original equipment manufacturers of automotive, industrial and transportation products.