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Parts Competition

TPO Automotive Innovative Parts Competition

2020 Nomination Instructions

This year, we will select winners in three different categories

Interior, Exterior and Under-the-Hood

Part nominations will be judged by the TPO Planning committee and select industry experts on September 9, 2020.

  1. Nominations will be reviewed by the TPO planning committee and a select group of judges from OEM, Tier 1’s Material Suppliers and Industry Experts.
  2. The nominated part must be in production from Model Year 2019 thru Model Year 2021.
  3. Nominations will be judged on the impact and trend-setting nature of the application.
  4. The nominations will be considered for innovation in the areas of design, material, manufacturing process, assembly, weight and cost reduction.
  5. Nominations can be made by material suppliers, Tier 1’s or OEM’s.
  6. Nominations must be submitted no later than September 7, 2020. A production part must be available for presentation during the judging on September 9, 2020.
  7. The awards will be presented on the morning of Tuesday October 6, 2020 at the TPO Conference.
  8. The nomination form should be e-mailed to Karen Rhodes-Parker [email protected] and Nippani Rao at [email protected]. (Committee – Mr. Nippani Rao and Dr. Suresh Shah

For more information please call Karen at 248 244-8993 ext 3.

2020 Nomination Instructions & Application Form

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