December 8, 2017

Means Industries Recognized With 2016 Supplier Quality Excellence Award by General Motors

GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

Saginaw, Michigan, December 5, 2017 – Means Industries is proud to have received the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 2016 award year.

The award was given for outstanding supplier performance at the Saginaw, Michigan manufacturing location responsible for production of the One Way Clutch and Selectable One Way Clutch technologies.

Only the top performing supplier manufacturing sites globally are eligible to receive it. Suppliers who receive this award have met or exceeded a very stringent set of quality performance criteria and have achieved the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization.

“Our zero reject quality reputation gives our OE customers the confidence to trust us with more complex transmission components, such as our Selectable One Way Clutch and the Aluminum Cylinder Assembly,” said Bill Shaw, President of Means.

Means remains committed to producing forward-thinking innovation and delivering robust engineering and manufacturing solutions like our Controllable Mechanical Diode Selectable One-Way Clutch. Known for customer service, rigorous design and quality products, Means recently received the 2016 GM Supplier Innovation Award for the Selectable One-Way Clutch technology, which is featured in the GM 9 speed front wheel drive automatic transmission.