Phillips-Medisize Recognized as Continental Automotive Supplier of the Year For Decorative Plastic Parts

HUDSON, WI – September 16, 2019Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, announced that it was named among the best automotive suppliers worldwide by Continental’s Automotive Group (AG). The company won the Supplier of the Year 2018 Award for decorative plastic parts in the Interior Division, one of 14 product categories that honor top performers for their contribution to Continental’s success.

The Supplier of the Year Award reflects a comprehensive evaluation of Continental’s series suppliers who have made an outstanding contribution to customer satisfaction on all levels – quality, technology, engagement, costs and purchasing conditions. The recipients of this annual recognition are the top performers in a global network of approximately 900 strategic suppliers who provide Continental with 140,000+ different part numbers at the Automotive Group’s more than 100 production sites worldwide.

“We thank Continental for honoring Phillips-Medisize with this industry distinction, and we’re pleased to accept this annual award as a testament to our team’s commitment to deliver innovative plastic parts that enhance the interior design of vehicles around the globe,” said Matt Jennings, CEO and President of Phillips-Medisize.

For more than 40 years, Phillips-Medisize has been a key supplier to some of the most well-known automotive customers in the world. The company’s infrastructure of complete resources allows clients to focus on what’s most important to the automotive market – zero defects, faster cycle times and lowering overall costs. With two design development centers and nearly 438,000 square feet of manufacturing space, Phillips-Medisize is equipped to handle high-volume programs. Its comprehensive automotive capabilities span automotive design, development, decorative and functional applications, metal injection molding, manufacturing and program management.

Phillips-Medisize proudly accepts the Continental 2018 Supplier of the Year Award for Decorative Plastic Parts at a celebratory dinner held in Regensburg, Germany.

Pictured from left to right:
Guenter Fella – Head of Purchasing, Continental AG
Nikolai Setzer – Member of Executive Board, Spokesman of the Automotive Board, Continental AG
Lonnie Gray – Plant Manager of Medford, Wisconsin, USA, Phillips-Medisize
Rob Werge – Vice President/GM of Global Operations for Specialty Commercial, Phillips-Medisize
Fabien Viola – Director Global Category Management Decorative Plastics, Continental
Peter Popp – Senior Vice President Purchasing Interior, Continental
Juergen Braunstetter – Senior Vice President SCMA


About Phillips-Medisize:

Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, is an end-to-end provider of innovation, development and manufacturing solutions to the pharmaceutical, diagnostics, medical device and specialty commercial market segments, including automotive. Backed by the combined global resources of Molex and its parent company Koch Industries, Phillips-Medisize’s core advantage is the knowledge of its people to integrate design, molding, electronics, and automation, providing innovative, high-quality manufacturing solutions. For more information, please visit or 

About Continental Automotive Group:

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2018, Continental generated sales of €44.4 billion and currently employs around 245,000 people in 60 countries and markets.

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