“Toyota Motor North America's recognition of Chemico’s supplier performance for a third year is a true testament of the results and relationship that Chemico has cultivated with Toyota over many years,” said Leon C. Richardson, President and CEO, Chemico Group
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (PRWEB) January 11, 2021
The Chemico Group, the largest veteran and minority-owned chemical management supplier, recently received the 2020 Excellent Performance Award from Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA), recognizing Chemico’s strong performance as a distributor for the Toyota facilities it supports. This marks the third supplier award Chemico has received from the global automaker.
Chemico was one of several indirect supplier companies that received Awards of Excellence or special recognition in various categories.
“We are incredibly proud that Toyota Motor North America has recognized Chemico’s supplier performance for a third year,” said Leon C. Richardson, President and CEO, Chemico Group. “This award is a true testament of the results and relationship that Chemico has cultivated with Toyota over many years.”
In 2019, Chemico previously earned the Excellent Performance Award for Distributors from TMNA and received Toyota’s Superior Award for Distributors in 2017. The chemical management company received the Honeywell Innovation award in 2019, was recognized as a General Motors Supplier of the Year for seven consecutive years (2010 – 2017), and earned supplier diversity recognition from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Chemico was named MBE of the Year from the National Minority Supplier Development Council in 2018.
Toyota 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 40 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 nearly 2.8 million cars and trucks (nearly 2.4 million in the U.S.) in 2019.
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 http://www.toyotanewsroom.com
About Chemico Group
Founded in 1989, the Chemico Group is one of the largest veteran-owned, minority-owned chemical management firms in the nation. The company’s wide-ranging portfolio is used in customer facilities across the automotive, aerospace, electronics, and healthcare industries, as well as the government sector. ISO-9001 and 140001 certified, the chemical management supplier is comprised of two business lines that provide chemical management services and industrial supply solutions. Chemico LLC specializes in integrated solutions for the entire chemical lifecycle — from procurement to on-site inventory management, distribution to environmentally conscious disposal. Chemico Systems is a leading manufacturer of industrial chemical products and distribution. With more than 400 employees and a broad footprint across the U.S. and Mexico, the company is poised for significant growth. For more information, visit http://www.thechemicogroup.com.