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General Motors Names RYOBI DIE CASTING (USA), INC. a 2021 Supplier of the Year

General Motors recognized RYOBI DIE CASTING as a 2021 Supplier of the Year. GM celebrated honorees at its 30th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona, earlier this week.

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GM’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements, in turn providing GM customers with innovative technologies and among the highest quality in the automotive industry. This year, GM recognized 134 suppliers from 16 countries with the Supplier of the Year distinction.

This is the 3rd time Ryobi has received the award.

Ryobi is pleased to again receive this significant award. This is in no small way an acknowledgement of the dedication and hard work of our amazing team, states Ryan Willhelm, President and Chief Operating Officer.

“This year’s Supplier of the Year event was special not only because it’s the 30th anniversary of the program, but because it provided us with the opportunity to recognize our suppliers for persevering through one of the most challenging years the industry has ever faced,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “These top suppliers showed resilience and reinforced their commitment to pursuing sustainability and innovation. Through our strong relationships and collaboration, GM and our suppliers are poised to build a brighter future for generations to come.”

A global cross functional team selected the 2021 Supplier of the Year winners based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales and Logistics.


Ryobi Die Casting (USA) was founded as a die casting company in Japan in 1943 and as such brings 79 years of world class die casting and light-weight expertise to the North American market.

Ryobi Die Casting is well known as a valued partner for complex aluminum powertrain and structural die castings. Ryobi has two North American manufacturing locations: Shelbyville, Indiana USA and Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. This year marks 37 years at its Shelbyville location, and 15 years at its Irapuato location.

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Company Info

Ryobi Die Casting (USA), Inc.

800 W Mausoleum Rd
46176 Shelbyville

Telephone: +1 (317) 398-3398