General Motors to Present 2002 Supplier of the Year Award To Employees of U. S. Steel Mon Valley Works
WHEN: FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2003 6:50 A.M. EDT - RECEPTION/CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 7:20 A.M. EDT - AWARD PRESENTATION WHERE: U. S. STEEL MON VALLEY WORKS - IRVIN PLANT CAMP HOLLOW ROAD, WEST MIFFLIN, PA INTERVIEWS AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES WILL BE AVAILABLE
On Friday, June 13, United States Steel Corporation's Mon Valley Works will receive the General Motors 2002 Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the plant's excellent performance and service in supplying the automaker with high quality sheet steel products.
Six representatives from General Motors will attend, including Paul Tosch, executive director of purchasing steel and metal forming, who will present the award to Mon Valley Works employees. Accepting the award on behalf of employees will be seven long-term employees, whose company service reaches up to 55 years.
The employees come from all four operations that comprise Mon Valley Works: Clairton Works, the Edgar Thomson Plant and the Irvin Plant, all in the Pittsburgh area; and the Fairless Plant near Philadelphia.
U. S. Steel representatives speaking at the event will be: John Surma, president and chief operating officer; Paul Kadlic, executive vice president- commercial; Raymond Terza, general manager of Mon Valley Works; John B. Peters, general manager-automotive; Pete Janicki, president of USWA Local 2227 at the Irvin Plant; John Mazzoni, president of USWA Local 1219 at the Edgar Thomson Plant; Andrew Miklos, Jr., president of USWA Local 1557 at Clairton Works; and Mark McDermott, unit president of USWA Local 4889 at the Fairless Plant.
U. S. Steel supplies hot rolled, cold rolled, hot-dip galvanized and electrogalvanized steel to General Motors. Mon Valley Works and Gary Works in Gary, Ind., produce the steel, which is further processed through two U. S. Steel joint ventures: PRO-TEC Coating Company in Leipsic, Ohio, and Double Eagle Steel Coating Company in Dearborn, Mich.
Gary Works and PRO-TEC will also receive the General Motors 2002 Supplier of the Year Award on the same day. The plant-specific award presentations follow a previous ceremony held earlier this spring at which U. S. Steel Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Usher was presented the GM award recognizing U. S. Steel's corporate-wide achievement.
The award ceremony and breakfast will be held at the Irvin Plant of Mon Valley Works. Media should arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to the event and should report to Pass Control. Proper identification and media credentials will be required for entry. Please contact John Armstrong or Carlee Vargo at (412) 433-6870 with any questions.
CONTACT: John Armstrong, Carlee Vargo or Mike Dixon of United States Steel Corporation, +1-412-433-6870.
PRNewswire -- June 11
SOURCE: United States Steel Corporation
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