Contact: Michelle Remer
DENSO International America, Inc.
Phone: (248) 372-8261
- DENSO hauled in three certifications - two Platinum and one Gold – in Caterpillar Inc.’s
Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). This prestigious award is given to Caterpillar Inc.’s suppliers that have met specific objectives regarding key quality and delivery metrics.
For its fourth consecutive year, DENSO Products and Services America (DPAM) in Murrieta, California, formerly known as American Industrial Manufacturing Services (AIMS), received a Platinum certificate. The DENSO Corporation Anjo plant received the Platinum certificate and the DENSO Corporation Nishio plant received the Gold certificate.
“Earning this prestigious award is a major accomplishment and we are extremely proud and honored to be recognized,” said Jim Beeman, senior manager of Murrieta Operations at DPAM. “In 2013, we were privileged with both extraordinary demand of our products and significant expansion of Caterpillar Inc. business. Going forward, it’s important to remain focused and provide the same high quality services and delivery levels.”
The Platinum certificate is the highest award given by Caterpillar Inc. Of 1,200 suppliers, Caterpillar, Inc., awarded 14 suppliers with the Platinum-level award. DENSO received two of them. DENSO has had a long-standing relationship with Caterpillar, Inc. since the 1960s.
DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs nearly 140,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, totaled US$39.8 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.0 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com
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Currently, in North America, DENSO employs more than 17,000 people at 32 consolidated companies and affiliates. Of these, 28 are manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. In the U.S. alone, DENSO employs more than 14,000 people in California, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio, and Arkansas. DENSO’s North American consolidated sales totaling US$7.9 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014.
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