Fuchs Europe Schmierstoffe GmbH, Mannheim, Germany, has been ranked among the top ten suppliers to DaimlerChrysler facilities in Germany. The distinction, awarded for the first time by DaimlerChrysler in this particular format, was based on an intracompany assessment procedure from a total of 7,000 production suppliers to the manufacturing facilities in Germany. Fuchs scored well in all four criteria: product quality, delivery quality, innovative expertise and competitiveness.