SAFETY TODAY RECEIVES SUPPLIER AWARD FROM TOYOTA
Recognized for Outstanding Cost Improvement Performance
Cincinnati, Ohio (June 06, 2019) – Safety Today, Inc., a supplier of PPE (personal protective equipment) was recognized with an award from Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.(TMNA) at their “Indirect Annual Business Meeting” (IABM) on June 06, 2019. The meeting was held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, KY. The Indirect Annual Business Meeting brings together approximately 300 supplier representatives from all Toyota production facilities in North America. The IABM allows Toyota to discuss business objectives with indirect suppliers in preparation for its upcoming fiscal year. Each year, Toyota recognizes suppliers who exceeded the company’s expectations in several categories, “The Best of the Best”. Accepting the award on behalf of Safety Today, Jeff Cullman, VP of Sales, and John Kelly, Automotive Acct. MGR/Safety Specialist.
This event emphasizes Toyota’s mutual commitment with supplier partners to continuously improve and build a long-term, stable supply base that offers the best products at the best price. Gregory Laskey, TMNA Purchasing Vice President, ensured the suppliers “Toyota is committed to investing in our future, enhancing our collaboration and collective capabilities, and increasing our pace of innovation in our pursuit of Always Better Cars.”
Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in the U.S. and North America for more than 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands. During that time, Toyota has created a tremendous value chain as our teams have contributed to world-class design, engineering, and assembly of more than 38 million cars and trucks in North America, where we have 14 manufacturing plants, 15 including our joint venture in Alabama (10 in the U.S.), and directly employ more than 47,000 people (over 36,000 in the U.S.). Our 1,800 North American dealerships (nearly 1,500 in the U.S.) sold 2.8 million cars and trucks (2.4 million in the U.S.) in 2018.
Through the Start Your Impossible campaign, Toyota highlights the way it partners with community, civic, academic and governmental organizations to address our society’s most pressing mobility challenges. We believe that when people are free to move, anything is possible. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.