Smalley receives General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 9th consecutive year

Lake Zurich, IL, September 8, 2021 - Smalley received the 2020 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 9th consecutive year.

Out of the thousands of GM suppliers, only a small percentage receive this prestigious honor. The Supplier Quality Excellence Award is presented to suppliers who have met or exceeded a stringent set of criteria ranging from production to delivery. “Despite the challenges of getting through unprecedented times in 2020, we are both honored and proud to receive the GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award. We will continue to strive for excellence and earn the trust of our partners, suppliers, and global customers each day.” said Daniel Greenhill, Customer Quality Manager.

Smalley is a quality-driven organization that provides the highest quality retaining rings and springs. Smalley’s parts have been used in the Automotive industry for over 100 years in everything from steering systems to transmissions. Smalley’s latest automotive innovation, the Revolox™ Self-Locking Ring, enables engineers to design for high RPM requirements cost-effectively and with ease of assembly for high volume applications.


About Smalley: As the inventor of the edgewound wave spring and with over 100 years of manufacturing excellence, Smalley is the Engineer’s Choice® in providing wave springs, retaining rings, and constant section rings for all of your application needs. Smalley stocks over 10,000 standard parts across 30 configurations and 400 sizes. Prototype or production volume, our team of industry-specialized engineers and No-Tooling-Charges™ manufacturing process meets the design flexibility your application, budget, and timeline requires. While all of our manufacturing is made in our U.S. based 300,000 ft2 facility, our global network of offices, engineers, and distribution partners allows you to receive parts and support quickly from anywhere in the world. As an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 company, we deliver quality products certified to IATF 16949, AS9100, and ISO 13485. For manufacturing news and product updates, follow us on social media or follow our blog at

Media Contact
Brendan Briscoe, Marketing Operations Supervisor | +1-847-719-5900 ext. 5723 | [email protected]

View website