Ford honours Bulten joint venture company in World Excellence Awards

Scunthorpe-based BBB Services Ltd, a Bulten majority owned joint venture company, has been recognised by Ford Motor Company as a top-performing global supplier at the 19th annual Ford World Excellence Awards.

54 companies were selected from thousands of Ford global suppliers. Honorees were recognised for achieving the highest levels of global excellence in a variety of categories, including: Primary Brand Pillars – quality, green, safe and smart; Aligned Business Framework principles focused on quality, value and innovation; Lincoln Luxury; Supplier Diversity Development.

BBB Services Ltd was presented with a Special Recognition Award by Hau Thai-Tang, Ford Motor Company group vice president, global purchasing.

“We are extremely honored and proud to receive this award,” said Tommy Andersson President and CEO of Bulten and Chairman of BBB Services Ltd. “The Ford World Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of our top-performing global suppliers,” said Thai-Tang. “Suppliers like BBB Services Ltd are key to Ford’s continued success as we transform to an auto and mobility company.”

Bulten recorded a strong start to sales in 2017.

As a fastener supplier to the international automotive industry, Bulten's product range includes everything from customer-specific standard products to customised special fasteners. The company also provides technical development, line-feeding, logistics, material and production expertise. Bulten offers a Full Service Provider concept or parts thereof. The company was founded in 1873, has 1,300 employees in nine countries and head office in Gothenburg. The share (BULTEN) is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. BBB Services Ltd is a majority owned joint venture company by Bulten. Read more at