C&U Americas Honored with 2014 Nexteer Automotive Awards

Leading bearing maker cited for delivering exceptional quality and performance


Dan Carbaugh, C&U Americas Account Manager, with the 2014 Nexteer Automotive Quality Awards.

Plymouth, MI… C&U Americas, LLC, the North American subsidiary of The C&U Group, one of the world’s top 10 bearing manufacturers and China’s largest bearing producer, recently received two 2014 Nexteer Automotive quality awards for setting the standard of exceptional quality performance among Nexteer’s supplier community.

The Nexteer Perfect Launch Award recognizes C&U Americas for achieving zero complaints and zero defects during the launch and ramp up phase of the Ford S550 REPS (2015 Ford Mustang Rack Electronic Power Steering). The Perfect Quality Award was earned for a perfect delivery rating and zero defects for all part numbers shipped in 2014. Dan Carbaugh, C&U Americas Account Manager, accepted the awards during the 2014 Nexteer Automotive Direct Supplier Conference in Saginaw, MI.

The award was announced by Tom Rouse, President of C&U Americas, who noted, “Nexteer Automotive is a valued customer of C&U Americas and we are honored to be recognized as one of its top suppliers. These awards are a true testament to the daily dedication and commitment made by everyone on the C&U team to provide our customers with the highest standards of quality.”

Nexteer Automotive is a global tier one automotive supplier specializing in electric and hydraulic steering systems, steering columns and driveline products for original equipment manufacturers.

C&U Americas offers a full line of bearing types and styles for use in original equipment manufacturing, aftermarket replacement, and MRO operations. The C&U portfolio includes over 30,000 types of bearings in a wide range of specifications and sizes ranging from 1.5mm ID to 4000mm OD.

As China’s largest bearing producer and one of the world’s top 10 bearing manufacturers, C&U utilizes the formidable production capabilities of its nine manufacturing centers, 34 bearing plants, and 22 vertically integrated component plants to produce over 2.8 million bearings per day. C&U relies on state-of-the-art manufacturing and stringent QC in order to maintain its leadership position in the bearing market.

C&U Bearings are precision made in advanced manufacturing facilities that are independently certified for ISO9001 Quality Management System, QS9000/VDA6.1 Quality Management System, ISO14001 Environmental Management System and SO/TS16949: Quality Management Systems.
From its North American headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan, C&U Americas is able to offer its NAFTA customers exceptional value along with complete application engineering and customer service support.

For more information, visit: cubearing.com or contact David Marek, C&U Americas, 45901 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170, Tel: 734-656-0260 ex 228
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