August 20, 2015
Metaldyne's Valencia Plant Receives Recognition from Ford for 12 Years of 100% On-Time Delivery
Plymouth, Mich. – August 20, 2015 – Metaldyne, LLC today announced that its operation in Valencia, Spain received special recognition from Ford for 100% on-time delivery over the past 12 years.
Since May of 2003, Metaldyne Sintered Components Espana, S.L has delivered over 60 million forged powder metal connecting rods for certain Ford Duratech engine lines in Europe with zero parts per million in defects and 100% on-time delivery.
At a recent Ford supplier conference, Metaldyne Sintered Components Espana, S. L., was recognized for this outstanding performance record. Metaldyne is the first Ford Europe supplier to have reached this long-term milestone.
“This is an outstanding achievement that further separates us from our competitors and helps to drive the performance standards of our entire team,” said Thomas Amato, president and CEO, Metaldyne LLC, and co-president of Metaldyne Performance Group. “This record is an affirmation of the delivery standards we seek to achieve for all of our customers every day.”
Metaldyne LLC is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered metal-based components for engine, transmission, and driveline applications in the automotive and light truck markets. Key products for engine applications include powder metal connecting rods, balance shaft assemblies, craftshaft dampers and gears. Key products for transmission applications include differential gears and pinions, differential assemblies, shafts, and clutch modules.
Metaldyne has 26 locations in 13 countries, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Metaldyne Performance Group (www.mpgdriven.com), a leading provider of highly-engineered components for use in powertrain and safety-critical platforms for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets. More information about Metaldyne can be found at www.metaldyne.com.
Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. is a leading provider of highly-engineered components for use in powertrain and safety-critical platforms for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets. MPG produces these components using complex metal-forming manufacturing technologies and processes for a global customer base of vehicle OEMs and Tier I suppliers. MPG's metal-forming manufacturing technologies and processes include aluminum die casting, forging, iron casting and powder metal forming as well as advanced machining and assembly. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, MPG has a global footprint spanning 61 locations in 13 countries across North America, South America, Europe and Asia with approximately 12,000 employees. For more information, visit www.mpgdriven.com.
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