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Tower International Receives Top Global Supplier Manufacturing Award From Ford

LIVONIA, Mich., June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower International, Inc. [NYSE: TOWR], a leading global manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, today announced that it was honored by Ford Motor Company in its annual World Excellence Awards.

Tower's Bellevue, Ohio factory received a Gold Award for supplier manufacturing sites that demonstrated superior quality, delivery, and cost performance throughout the year.  Only eleven suppliers from around the world earned a Gold Award, and Tower was the only stamping and assembly supplier so honored.  "In a year with a record number of global product introductions, Tower demonstrated a strong commitment to both quality and performance, and we're honored that they are a part of our ONE Ford team," said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford's group vice president, Global Purchasing.

"Tower's success depends in large part on how well we contribute to our customer's success, which makes this recognition especially noteworthy and appreciated," said Tower President and CEO Mark Malcolm.  "Special thanks to our Bellevue team; their performance excellence is helping us work with customers and the state of Ohio to compete for significant new business and provide jobs for a successful future."

Derek Fiebig
Executive Director, Investor & External Relations
(248) 675-6457

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