INTERMET PCPC(TM) Plant Wins Delphi Supplier-of-the-Year Award
Innovative Michigan casting facility honored for commitment to customer service, continuous improvement
INTERMET Corporation's PCPC(TM) Group today announced that its casting plant in Stevensville, Mich., has received the Best Supplier Award from Delphi Corporation. The aluminum plant was recognized by Delphi for providing products "with an unquestionable commitment to customer service."
"Delphi is an industry leader, supplying advanced products that are vital to the safety and performance of vehicles manufactured around the world," said Don Hays, President of INTERMET's PCPC group. "We are thrilled to be given this award, which underscores our total commitment to quality and service for all customers."
In granting the award, Delphi plant management noted that INTERMET's Stevensville facility was very responsive to their needs, "pro-actively communicating issues as well as having a continuous-improvement focus."
The Stevensville Plant manufactures aluminum front steering knuckles assembled to mid-size car and minivan platforms. The plant utilizes INTERMET's innovative Pressure-Counter-Pressure Casting (PCPC) process, which was developed for the production of lightweight safety-critical aluminum chassis components. This is the second consecutive year that the Stevensville operation has earned the Delphi award.
INTERMET's Columbus Foundry in Columbus, Ga., part of the company's Domestic Ferrous Group, also earned the Delphi Best Supplier Award for 2006.
INTERMET Corporation is a leading manufacturer of cast-metal components for the automotive, commercial-vehicle and industrial markets. With approximately 5,000 employees worldwide and over 700,000 tons of annual casting capacity, the company is organized into five distinct manufacturing groups: Die Casting, Domestic Ferrous, Missouri Die Casting, PCPC and Europe. More information is available on the Internet at http://www.intermet.com/ .