Quality when it matters most

For five generations, across ever-changing and diverse markets, we have maintained the highest standards of quality, safety and innovation. Our gears, components, assemblies and systems are relied upon when it truly matters, and we’re committed to sustainable methods at every part of the journey—from concept through to creation.

A journey of continuous improvement

We are on a journey of continuous improvement. From quarterly Kaizen events to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), we use our industry-leading tools, techniques, systems and process controls to respond and adapt to an ever-changing world, including:

  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA, DFMEA, PFMEA, SFMEA)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Quarterly Kaizen Events
  • 5 S Workplace Organization
  • Value Stream (Process) Mapping/Thought Process Map
  • Poka-Yoke (mistake proofing)
  • Shadow Boards
  • Individual Training Plan/Schedule (ITP/S)
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • Measure System Analysis (MSA)
  • Pareto Analysis
  • Spaghetti Diagrams
  • Emphasized Demand Flow Technology Through Production and Vendor
  • Kan Ban (visual and electronic)
  • Point-of-Use (POU) for Tooling and Consumables