Sterling Heights, Michigan, August 24, 2015 – TransForm Automotive, a business unit of Means, has been recognized with a 2014 CY award for Outstanding Quality from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). The Outstanding Quality award is only presented to top suppliers who meet FCA’s stringent quality standards and production guidelines.
“The quality award demonstrates TransForm’s dedication to a zero-defect philosophy,” said Bill Shaw, President, Means.
The TransForm business unit supplies FCA with shaft assemblies, clutch housings and carriers using highly-specialized manufacturing processes including flow-forming, roller-die forming and grob-forming. A company-wide culture of quality and passion drives every aspect of the product lifecycle, from initial research, design and testing to production and lean manufacturing practices.
Means, headquartered in Saginaw, Michigan, is a division of AMSTED Industries, based in Chicago, Illinois. AMSTED Industries is a diversified, global manufacturer of industrial components serving the railroad, vehicular, construction, and building markets.