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Ford honours VAMA at Best Business Partner Awards

VAMA China, ArcelorMittal's joint venture with Valin Steel, recognized with award from Ford Changan

03/03/2022 - Changan Ford Motor has recognized VAMA China, ArcelorMittal’s Automotive joint venture, with the 2021 Best Business Partner Awards on 16 February 2022. ArcelorMittal and VAMA are very proud to be recognized by Ford in China. The award greatly acknowledges VAMA’s long-term dedication regarding hot stamping products and others, which started as early as 2018.


Despite the severe market situation 2021, VAMA guaranteed quality and effective delivery. The joint venture provided solid support and assistance in quality improvement, cost optimization, on-time delivery and contributed to build a green and sustainable supply chain ecology with Changan Ford.


“In VAMA we always put our customers in the center of everything we do and have dedicated multifunctional teams working in close relationship with them: commercial, technical support, EVI and supply chain to mention only a few. The award granted by Changan Ford is a result of this intense collaboration which already exists since several years. VAMA is committed to support our customers with most advanced automotive solutions and technology to support them in facing new development trends and market challenges. With our Phase II project, which will start production in October 2022, we will be able to add more products and solutions to our current portfolio which will allow to accelerate the green revolution taking place within the automotive market.”

Jurgen Cobbaut, Chief Marketing Officer at VAMA China


In the future, VAMA will remain adherent to customer-oriented principles. In the manner of ArcelorMittal, VAMA will focus on implementing technology innovation and quality improvement to provide the most sustainable, safe, and cost-effective lightweight advanced automotive steel solutions to the Chinese automotive industry to create more of these productive and sustainable partnerships together.


Read the full article on the VAMA website


More info about Changan Ford Chongqing Automobile Co., Ltd.


About VAMA, ArcelorMittal's automotive steel joint venture with Valin Steel in China


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