BorgWarner Facilities Honored for Delivering Highest Levels of Quality Performance
BorgWarner’s (NYSE: BWA) facilities in Frankfort, Illinois; Water Valley, Mississippi; and Ithaca, New York, received 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Awards from General Motors (GM). Presented to only 17 percent of GM’s 2,300 suppliers in the United States and Canada, the award recognizes supplier manufacturing locations for achieving consistently high levels of quality based on 13 defined performance criteria. This is the second award received by BorgWarner’s Frankfort facility.
“At BorgWarner, we are passionate about delivering high-quality, advanced technologies to help our customers improve the performance, fuel economy and emissions of their vehicles,” said James R. Verrier, President and Chief Executive Officer, BorgWarner. “I would like to congratulate our employees for their daily dedication to quality. Your hard work has resulted in over 40 years of producing reliable components for GM.”
From its award-winning locations, BorgWarner supplies GM with HY-VO® transmission chain (Ithaca, New York), one-way clutches for the rear-wheel drive 6-speed automatic transmission family (Frankfort, Illinois), and mini-direct acting variable force solenoids for global front-wheel drive 6-speed automatic transmissions (Water Valley, Mississippi). These components are used in a wide range of Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles.
BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrains around the world. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 60 locations in 19 countries, the company delivers innovative powertrain solutions to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance.
Chris Suydam, General Manager, BorgWarner Transmission Systems (left center); Anthony Weaver, Quality Systems Supervisor, BorgWarner Frankfort Operation (center); and Justin Muehlbauer, Quality Systems Manager, BorgWarner Water Valley Operation (right center), accept a 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award from Tony Marsala, Director, Supplier Quality, GM Powertrain (left), and Beverly Gaskin, Executive Director, Global Purchasing, GM Powertrain (right).