In recognition of its high quality products and services, Vari-Form has received numerous awards, including the Gold Pentastar award from Chrysler Corporation. Vari-Form is also a confirmed registrant to the QS-9000 quality system requirements, and TS 16949 registered.

Since 1984, Vari-Form has received the following awards:

Supplier of the Year

  • Lear Corporation – Iowa City (three times)

DaimlerChrysler Commodity Award

Awarded for two consecutive years

  • Division level award which replaces the former Platinum Pentastar Award. It is an award for divisions of the top suppliers, who demonstrate exceptional global performance within a commodity.
  • Selection criteria: Significant overall ratings with no deficiencies in the rating system; Significant annual value of business; Exceptional performance in synergy savings; and Recommendation by commodity directors.

DaimlerChrysler BIW / Stamping Director’s Award

Awarded for two consecutive years

  • Recognized for “Outstanding Performance” by DaimlerChrysler BIW / Stamping Group.
1998 DaimlerChrysler
Role Model Award for Quality
Selected as the “Role Model” winner for the Quality category, which is one of nine different “Role Model” categories, out of eleven thousand top parent suppliers that provide products and services to Chrysler.

DaimlerChrysler Gold Awards (Pentastar)
Six consecutive awards for Quality, Delivery and Warranty ratings.
6th Gold Award –
Quality = 99, Delivery = 99,
Warranty = 100, PPM = 2

Warren Truck Assembly Plant
Top Ten Awards

  • Awarded five consecutive years as one of 10 Top Suppliers to the Warren Truck Assembly Plant

Collins and Aikman Automotive Corporation
Port Hope

Five consecutive Quality Awards
“Best in Class” – Components Award with Overall Rating = 98%
“Supplier of the Year” Award with Quality = 99%, Delivery = 100%, “Preferred Status”TS 16949 Registered, March 2004

  • QS-9000 Registered November 26, 1996. (All Sites)
ISO 14001
  • ISO 14001 Registered November 20, 1998 (Strathroy site)

Ford Motor Company
Henry Ford Technology Award

Vari-Form was honored along with a team of Ford product and research and development engineers. The award is in recognition of Vari-Form’s role in the development of enhanced hydroformed structures for Ford vehicles.

The Henry Ford Technology Award program recognizes Ford’s highest honor for technical achievement. Ford established the award in 1981 as part of its effort to provide greater management attention to, and recognition of, exceptional technical contributions by employees and suppliers.