August 28, 2019 – Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has been recognized for its outstanding quality, by global vehicle manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) for both its production part and Mopar® unique part supply partnership.
The award, which specifically refers to Dayco’s San Luis Potosi facility in Mexico, has been made as a result of its excellent performance as an FCA supplier.
In a letter from Scott Thiele, head of purchasing & supply chain and Amin Alidina, head of supplier operations, FCA North America emphasized how valuable the manufacturing location was and the organization praised the commitment and support the facility demonstrates in the pursuit of excellence and outstanding quality.
The FCA Outstanding Quality Supplier Award was for the 2018 calendar year and based on a series of demanding performance metrics, notably with reference to the company’s quality, warranty, delivery and processes, which FCA describes as an unwavering commitment to quality and passion to deliver the best products to its customers.
“On behalf of Juan Pablo De la Parra, director of purchasing & supplier operations, Bill Kendell supplier operations director powertrain, German Infante, supplier operations manager and myself, we congratulate you for your hard work and commitment to us by working as business partners more than just suppliers of parts and services and thus helping us achieve the business objectives of FCA,” said Pedro Carapia, supplier quality supervisor, purchasing & supplier quality.
“Please extend this congratulation to your entire team, as we know teamwork is always key to success.”
In response to the award, Dayco’s John Kinnick, president of Dayco’s global belt operations and interim president of Dayco’s global powertrain operations, said: “Being recognized for our achievements by FCA is a great accomplishment and I would like to thank all the hardworking Dayco associates dedicated to satisfying each customer.”
Dayco is a global leader in the research, design, manufacturing and distribution of essential engine products, drive systems and services for automobiles, trucks, construction, agriculture and industry.
Dayco’s contributions are integral to how people get from place to place, goods are transported, food is harvested, and infrastructure is built. The company operates according to long-held values — keeping promises, delivering on time all the time, and an intense commitment to service no matter what the obstacles. For more than a century, Dayco has overcome challenges, emerging stronger and smarter at every turn.
Dayco improves how the world moves by creating products, systems and relationships that endure. Move Forward. Always.™
Dayco has more than 40 locations in 21 countries and over 4,500 associates. For more information about Dayco, visit the Company’s website at www.dayco.com