Southfield, MI – Janesville Acoustics, a division of Jason Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:JASN and JASNW), was awarded the General Motors (GM) Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 2018 calendar year at its Old Fort facility. This is the seventh year GM Global Supplier Quality & Development presented this recognition.
Janesville operates eight locations in North America and the Old Fort facility was selected for the award. The Janesville de México center located in Celaya, Mexico also was selected.
“We’re honored to be recognized among this group of top performing suppliers,” said Srivas Prasad, senior vice president and general manager at Janesville Acoustics. “Janesville’s Old Fort facility leaders John Berghammer, director of operations, and Travis Walker, plant manager, as well as our entire team’s focus to drive a zero-defect initiative played an important role in achieving this recognition.”
The GM Supplier Quality Excellence award is selected based on a set of quality performance criteria in which suppliers must show above standard performance including zero defects in parts and components. The award recognizes companies that have achieved the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization.
In an award email, Rick Demuynck, executive director of global supplier quality and development at GM wrote, “GM’s goal is to ‘earn customers for life.’ Fundamentally, it’s about changing behaviors, holding ourselves accountable and delivering on our commitments. It’s about putting the customer at the center of everything we do… and that applies to every function, every employee and every supplier and their family of employees as well. Through your plant’s performance, you are helping to live that culture.”
More information regarding Janesville Acoustics news and awards can be found at janesvilleacoustics.com.
Janesville is one of the world’s largest producers of acoustical and thermal-fiber-based products and insulation and for a variety of automotive and industrial applications. Founded in 1874, the company is based in Southfield, Michigan with manufacturing plants and satellite offices in Ohio, Mississippi, North Carolina, Mexico and Germany.
About Jason Industries, Inc.
Jason Industries, Inc. is the parent company to a global family of manufacturing leaders within the finishing, components, seating and automotive acoustics markets, including Osborn (Richmond, Ind. and Burgwald, Germany), Metalex (Libertyville, Ill.), Milsco (Milwaukee, Wis.) and Janesville (Southfield, Mich.). Headquartered in Milwaukee, Jason employs more than 3,600 people in 13 countries. To learn more, visit www.jasoninc.com.
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