YH Park, president and CEO of Halla Visteon ClimateControl Corp. (KS: 018880), a full-line supplier of automotive thermal energymanagement solutions, received a Bronze Tower Order of Industrial Service Meritat the annual Global Green Management Excellence Award event in Seoul. Theevent is jointly hosted by the Korean Ministry of Environment and the Ministryof Trade, Industry and Energy.
The Bronze Tower Order of Industrial Service Meritrecognizes the best in sustainable and environmental management. Park wasrecognized as an individual contributor for his leadership in establishing aneco-friendly management system and developing products at HVCC that improvefuel efficiency and are eco-friendly.
As a demonstrated leader in sustainable management, Parkspearheaded the proliferation of HVCC’s global energy management system. Thisintegrated system allows the company to closely monitor energy consumption bylocation and to plan energy savings initiatives in near real-time. The systemhas been integral in bolstering the company’s eco-friendly operating culture.
HVCC also is realizing eco-friendly and fuel efficientproduct development under Park’s leadership. Examples include the zero-leakmetal seal fitting that prevents refrigerant from leaking into the environment.This innovative design won the coveted Automotive News PACE Award in 2013.Another is the centrifugal air compressor, a PACE Award finalist in 2014, whichrecently earned the company’s sixth IR52 Jang Young Shil Award for greentechnologies. This innovation supports the world’s first mass-produced hydrogenfuel cell electric vehicle manufactured by Hyundai Motor Group by providingclean pressurized air to the fuel cell stack, which generates power to propeland operate the vehicle
“At HVCC, we will remain committed to environmentalprotection through an increased focus on an eco-friendly design and wasteprocesses, and the delivery of fuel efficient and eco-friendly thermal energymanagement solutions,” said Park in his acceptance speech. “Webelieve future generations are key to our business and we must continue tofocus our efforts on sustainable management.”
About Halla Visteon Climate Control
Halla Visteon Climate Control (HVCC) is a full-lineautomotive supplier of climate systems and components. Products include heatingventilation and air conditioning; compressors; powertrain cooling; fluidtransport; and electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicle thermal systems. With 35manufacturing sites supported by four global technical centers in 19 countries,HVCC employs nearly 14,500 people.
HVCC is a 70-percent owned subsidiary of VisteonCorporation (NYSE: VC) and is traded on the Korea Stock Exchange. Learn more atwww.hvccglobal.com.
Visteon is a global automotive supplier delivering valuefor vehicle manufacturers and shareholders through two high-growth corebusinesses: automotive cockpit electronics and thermal management. Visteon owns70 percent of Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp., the world’s second largestprovider of vehicle thermal management solutions. Visteon designs, engineersand manufactures innovative components and systems for virtually every vehiclemanufacturer worldwide. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich.(U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; Visteon has facilities in 32countries and employs about 29,000 people. Visteon had sales of $7.4 billion in2013. Learn more at www.visteon.com.