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Supplier Evaluation Criteria for System Sourcing ID 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Company profile: Company global footprint.

Emphasis on powertrain anti-vibration mounts and devices: Company history. Business growth history / plan. Separate anti-vibration molded rubber business. Existing anti-vibration molded rubber business [by OEM / Tier I], especially system responsibility of OEM mount systems. Technical centers, their capabilities, and footprint. SFO vision In business - 10 yrs AVS as core business

other OEM business: components and/or systems homeroom & regional support list (Exel file) Global manufacturing facilities (anti-vibration molded rubber facilities). This includes: SFO vision Locations elastomeric & hydromount. Capabilities Capacities Rubber injection capacity. Hydromount assembly capacity. Elastomeric mount assembly capacity. Available floor space to add capacity.

On-site audit test equipment (dimensional, static & dynamic rate, rubber characteristics, etc.) rubber Rheometer (Lab) rubber Mooney visco meter (Lab) MRE static rate (Online) MRE adhesion (Lab) Glycol Moisture content (Lab) Assembled mount dynamic & static rates (Online) Pre-loaded height of assembled mount (Online) TGA [Thermal Gravimetric Analysis] (proper voluncanization) GD&T - CMM (Lab) Denso Meter (permeability) Rubber mixing facilities. sufficient capacity for GM programs 20 [estimated 170 gms/part] 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Rubber supply chain & Quality control 21 Company Structure: 22 Global organization chart. 23 Regional organization chart. Global company logistics (information sharing, math data transfer, 24 common learnings and exchange, etc.) Quality Assurance: 23 Customer PPM. Program management: Cradle to grave program management process 24 25 Change control Tools and methods 26 27 28 People Logistics Raw rubber sources (dedicated or open market) Raw rubber quality standards and checks global accountability distinct PD, Mfg, Quality, Sales IT communication structure among the different divisions <1 documented product development & release process trackable process in place MS Office, MS project, product release & change control system dedicated program manager from cradle to grave regional warehouses [All GM Regions] All-GM region account managers homeroom & regional support list (Excel file)

29 Account management and sales Engineering support. 30

Design Development Expertise: Description of in-house capabilities to construct math models of components.

ID Experienced UG designers and seats 31 32 Software used (UG, CATIA, etc.). 33 IT Equipment Math data transfer to GM. [State if connected to GM Team Center 34 (TCAE), if not, what is current data transfer method and what are their future plans to be connected to TCAE.] 2 minimum 3 medium program [ 5 - 8 PT combinations] 5 Large programs [> 8] UG

direct connect to TCAE

Description of in-house capabilities for powertrain mounts system analysis and development. Rigid body modal analysis and optimization. 35 Loads analysis. ADAMS with macros for multiple load cases and PT and mounts displacements integrated PT 6-DOF analysis and optimization with visual capability [MTDES like capability]


37 o Vehicle system model integration. o Include description of software used such as ADAMS/MatLab, or 38 proprietary software). Capabilities and tools to manipulate and calculate powertrain inertia data. 39

Not required ADAMS (loads) Proprietary for 6-DOF automated with coordinate system transformation capability Description of in-house capabilities to construct finite element models and perform structural analysis: o o o o o o Experienced CAE specialists Software used for mesh generation. Boundary conditions modeling. Fastened joints modeling and analysis for strength/slippage. Rubber modeling techniques. Large deformation rubber analysis techniques. List Number of CAE Engineers Hypermesh per GM guidelines per GM guidelines automated [PATRAN or equivalent] using ABAQUS with contact modeling Hi standard:analysis code for fatigue prediction based on FEA and appropriate rubber models Minimum standard: formula based rubber fatigue life vs. stress or strain curves using ABAQUS using ABAQUS with stops per GM guidelines Optistruct NASTRAN Linear: NASTRAN non-linear: ABAQUS nCode FEA with fiber orientation Hydraulic mounts modeling and analysis techniques and tools. Elastomeric mount main rubber element stiffness prediction tool. Controlled mounts modeling and analysis techniques and tools. > 5 yrs inclusing castings designs small & large amplitude damping and dynamic stiffness predictions complete elastomeric mounts characterization tools

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o Rubber fatigue analysis techniques (considering static pre-load, thermal load, cycling load). 46

47 o Static stiffness predictions for elastomeric mounts. 48 o Load deflection of complete mount assemblies. o Cast and sheet metal brackets FEM techniques [meshing, element 49 types, boundary conditions, tip mass, etc.]. o Cast metal brackets optimization software/techniques [Optistruct or 50 the like]. 51 o Metal components dynamic stiffness (modal) analysis. o Metal components strength analysis (linear and non-linear). 52 53 o o 54 55 56 57 o o o Metal components fatigue analysis. Modeling and analysis of composite plastic brackets.

58 In-house bracket design development experience.

ID Alternate propulsion systems (Hybrid, Fuel Cell, Electric, etc.) mounting system expertise. o Benchmarking. Previous and current programs with OEMs. Design and requirements best practices.


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1 per PT architecture type (similar system) 1 system documented learnings from previous experience and/or benchmarking elastomeric & hydraulic bushing, conical, and caged (box) mounts. tightly decoupled & fully coupled minimum standard: Dry filling; EPDM Hi standard: min plus


Passive mounts expertise: style of mounts previously/currently developed and produced

Advanced hydraulic mounts [dual tracks, tightly decoupled, double isolated,..] Alternate technologies [Dry filling, air damping, silicone, EPDM, special 64 designs,.] 63 Controlled mounts expertise: Demonstrate complete portfolio of active, adaptive, or switchable noise & vibration control devices integrated into and separate from the powertrain 65 mounts. [Specify technology development status, applicability, where used.] 66 67 68 Description of in-house expertise in electrical controllers and software for controlling active N&V control devices. Past experiences in the development of actively controlled devices for powertrain N&V cancellation. In-house testing capabilities to characterize performance attributes of controlled mounts. NVH expertise: Internal personnel with vehicle, subsystem, and component level NVH expertise. Measuring instruments. Measuring methods. Data analysis. Performance and validation testing capabilities: Description of in-house capabilities to perform mount performance characterization at varied operating conditions (e.g., tri-axis rate testing under preload, > 600 Hz. low stroke dynamic rate testing, low frequency damping and dynamic stiffness characterization, active mounts displacement cancelling capability as a function of voltage, etc.).

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2 MTS 833

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2 MTS 831 <1000 Hz. 1 MTS 831 1000 Hz. > 1 over 1000 Hz. 15 single axis durability (medium programs)


Description of in-house capabilities to perform single and multi-axis component durability testing under varying temperature conditions [equipment owned and used; how equipment is used; limitations on testing]

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25 single axis durability (large programs) tri-axis component durability (20 week utilization): = 3 for small programs (Lambda) tri-axis component durability (20 week utilization): = 5 for medium programs (Zeta) tri-axis component durability (20 week utilization): = 7 for large programs (Epsilon,Gamma)



ID 79 80 81 Corrosion testing capabilities. 82 Contaminant resistance testing (Ozone, Others: oil, anti-freeze) 83 84 Aging resistance Manufacturing processes and expertise: 85 source of rubber formulations (internal or external) Rubber mixing capability (parts capacity / % utilized) 86 87 ISO certifications. Materials and fastener engineering: 88 Materials engineering 89 Fastener engineering 90 Types of protection coatings available and used. 91 Type of metal to rubber adhesives used (in-mold and post volcanization). 92 93 Metal preparation process for proper rubber adhesion. Internal and competitive benchmarking: 94 Competitive component and subsystem benchmarking activities: 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 bedplate subassembly tri-axis durability 0 subsystem rig (MAST) 1 corrosion chamber Ozone: 1 chamber Other contaminants: 1 3 chambers All internal support program volume with existing facilities ISO/TS 16949, ISO14001 in-house Materials Engineers in-house Fasteners Engineers A-coat capable E-coat capable water based and Lord compatible

parts library technical analysis cost analysis reports library Golden standard: electronic database electronic database Internal design release and retrieval system (data management) subsystem attributes Competitive vehicle benchmarking activities [1 target vehicle per program]: vehicle level testing components analysis Intangibles [C: area of concern; M: Meets expectations; E: Exceeds expectations] Attitude: eager to grow technical capability Attitude: eager to grow global footprint Communication - Inter company Communication - Intra company Cutting edge! Work place environment Can do attitude

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