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October 23, 2020

Worthington Industries Honored by FCA as 2020 Supplier of the Year

October 23, 2020 – Worthington Industries was named FCA Supplier of the Year in the category of raw materials during the virtual 2020 North America Annual Supplier Conference and Awards program held on Oct. 23, 2020. The FCA Supplier of the Year awards recognize companies that have shown exceptional commitment to FCA, providing innovative and quality products and services.
 
During the program, FCA recognized 31 supplier partners across a total of 19 categories.
 
“The transformational changes we made in 2019 built a strong foundation for the wave of product launches coming out of FCA, and today we spotlighted those suppliers who took their work to the next level,” said Martin Horneck, Head of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, FCA - North America. “These are the ‘best of the best’ in our industry and they will continue playing a leading role in our collective success.”
 
Award recipients were determined based on an evaluation of each company’s 2019 supplier scorecard performance – a rating system that evaluates supplier performance in quality, delivery, cost and warranty – and input from FCA senior leadership.
 
“Worthington is honored to accept this award” said Zack Krichbaum, Director of Automotive, Worthington Industries.  “We’ve built a long-term partnership with FCA that is rooted in trust and mutual benefit for both organizations. We look forward to building upon this foundation long into the future”
 
A special thank you for their dedication to this key account:
Tony Messer - Territory Manager
Kaci Kushinski - Inside Sales Representative
Nick Sears - Metallurgist
Zack Krichbaum – Director, Automotive Sales

About Worthington Industries
Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch® and Well-X-Trol®. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington operates 52 facilities in 15 states and six countries, sells into over 90 countries and employs approximately 7,500 people. Founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities. 
 
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