Guardian Industries Receives Inaugural Partnership Award from Hapag-Lloyd

Guardian Industries Corp. of Auburn Hills, Mich., has announced that it recently received the 2005 Partnership Award from Hapag-Lloyd Container Line. According to Guardian, this program recognizes companies that create value to all parties in the transport chain and demonstrate an understanding of what it means to be a partner with Hapag-Lloyd.

"It is a real pleasure for me to present this award to Guardian Industries," said Rudiger Mack, president of Hapag-Lloyd Region West. "It's not so easy to find a good partner, one that looks out for the best interests of both organizations and one that is true to its word. We've certainly found that in Guardian."

Mike Kusuplos, manager of global logistics, received the award on behalf of Guardian. "We both understand that what's most important in the end is our customer," said Kusuplos. "I look forward to continuing to expand this partnership to bigger and better things."

Hapag-Lloyd Container Line is in the global door-to-door container transport sector.

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