DSSI Receives Excellence in Execution and Leadership Award
Southfield, Michigan, November 16, 2011 --
DSSI, LLC is proud to announce that it was recently honored at Johnson Control's second annual Supplier
Excellence Recognition ceremony. Awards were presented to only 13 suppliers globally across Johnson Controls'
Automotive Experience, Building Efficiency and Power Solutions businesses. DSSI received Johnson Control’s
Leadership award recognizing its source to pay services in support of over 70 Johnson Controls’ facilities
throughout North America.
DSSI's business relationship with Johnson Controls Automotive Experience business dates back to 2001 when Johnson
Controls was one of a few companies pioneering procurement outsourcing in support of indirect materials. Since this
time, DSSI and Johnson Controls have grown the relationship to include the Building Efficiency and Power Solutions
businesses, as well as additional commodities, more services and a larger geographical scope.
"Considering that Johnson Control utilizes over 300,000 suppliers world-wide, DSSI is very honored to have been
selected for this award,” said Scott Camera, vice president of sales and marketing for DSSI. “Johnson Controls is
one of the world’s best and most innovative companies and we look forward to growing and continuing to serve their needs world-wide."
"Johnson Controls enjoyed record performance in fiscal year 2011. We could not have achieved that success without our
many suppliers around the world and their commitment to values we share with our customers, such as quality, continuous
improvement, innovation and sustainability. We are pleased to recognize this year's recipients of the Johnson Controls
Excellence in Execution and Leadership awards and thank them for their contributions to our long-term growth," said Steve
Roell, chairman and chief executive officer of Johnson Controls.
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.
Our 162,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of
buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems
for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric
room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to
shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2011, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls
as the #1 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit
About DSSI, LLC
DSSI, LLC is the leading provider of source to pay services to progressive industrial companies. DSSI provides services
in four areas including Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Outsourcing, Integrated Supply and Procurement Consulting. DSSI
acts as the buyer on behalf of its customer and employs a unique "on shore outsourcing" approach to the benefit of local
economies. Based in Southfield, Michigan, DSSI also has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Louisville, Kentucky For more
information about DSSI, visit www.directsourcing.com