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Vitro Honored by General Motors as a 2005 Supplier of the Year

Vitro, S.A. de C.V. has announced that it was named as a General Motors Supplier of the Year for its overall business performance in providing GM with world-class parts and services. The award was given during ceremonies Saturday, April 29, at GM's Vehicle Engineering Center at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Mich.

"We consider Vitro to be a role model for all suppliers. They are recognized as a GM Supplier of the Year because they exceeded our expectations in 2005," said Bo Andersson, vice president of global purchasing and supply chain. "Vitro is one of the best in the world and we thank them for their hard work and commitment to helping make GM vehicles the best in the world."

"This fifth award as Supplier of the Year of GM, confirms Vitro's employees' commitment to quality and leadership among the automotive glass industry manufacturers", said Federico Sada, Vitro's chief executive officer (CEO). "We are honored to receive this recognition from General Motors, and are devoted to fulfill the company's future growth needs. We are certainly proud to be the best automotive glass supplier worldwide for GM and I am sure our employees and workers will be proud of this achievement," said Hugo Lara, Vitro's flat glass business unit president.

The GM Supplier of the Year award began as a global program in 1992. Winners are selected by a global team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology and price.

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