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GM asks suppliers for larger contracts, increased innovation


The biggest US automaker and the third largest in the world turned its traditional event dedicated to its parts makers into an impromptu sales drive, seeking big ideas and just as large contracts. The company’s incoming purchasing boss, Steve Kiefer, was on stage during the event at the start of the month to commend 78 suppliers who excelled in quality and ...
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