Plante Moran, a Michigan, US-based accounting, tax and consulting firm, has announced it has acquired Michigan-based Planning Perspectives, Inc. (PPI), an authority on company-supplier working relations, the company said.
The acquisition covers all of PPI´s intellectual property including the Annual North American Automotive OEM–Tier 1 Supplier Working Relations Index Study conducted by Dr. John Henke, which Plante Moran plans to continue.
Under terms of the agreement, Plante Moran will take over the annual Working Relations Index study.
Plante Moran is a leader in automotive and mobility strategy, providing a full line of services to organizations across many industry segments.
Annual North American Automotive OEM-Tier 1 Supplier Working Relations Index Study is conducted from early March to mid-April.
PPI specializes in developing and implementing supplier surveys for the airframe, aircraft engine, computer, construction tool, electronics, energy, food industries, automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers.