BorgWarner’s Facilities in Bellwood and Frankfort, Illinois, recognized for Superior Performance and Zero Defects
BorgWarner’s facilities in Bellwood and Frankfort, Illinois, received 2014 Certificates of Achievement from Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. for Quality Performance. This Achievement Award recognizes suppliers that maintain less than 15 defects per million parts (PPMs). Both facilities achieved 100% quality ratings and 0 PPMs in 2014. This is the second consecutive year the Frankfort facility has received this award. The Certificates of Achievement recognize manufacturing facilities for achieving and maintaining superior performance standards based on the highest standards of quality.
“Independently and through our long-standing NSK-Warner joint venture, BorgWarner has built a solid reputation as a product leader, supplying high-quality transmission components to our OEM customers. We are honored to receive this recognition from Toyota and look forward to continuing to deliver outstanding performance,” said Robin Kendrick, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Transmission Systems. “Congratulations to the many employees at BorgWarner whose hard work and dedication drive our success every day.”
In Bellwood and Frankfort, BorgWarner employees produce one-way clutch assemblies and friction plate components for various Toyota passenger cars and pickup trucks.