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Title:ELGIN INDUSTRIES ACHIEVES FORD Q1 QUALITY STATUS
Date:12/15/2011
Content:Elgin, IL…Elgin Industries, a leading Tier One manufacturer of original equipment engine and chassis components, has received its Ford Q1 quality certification, one of the global automotive industry’s most prestigious product quality awards. Elgin is a primary supplier of valvetrain components for Ford’s popular new 6.7L diesel engine.

In addition to Ford Q1 status, Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and has received its certificates of registration for the ISO/TS 16949:2002 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems. Elgin’s original equipment customers include Ford, General Motors, John Deere, Mack Trucks, Navistar, and Harley-Davidson. Within the aftermarket, Elgin has been selected as a Jasper Engines & Transmissions “Preferred Partner” for eight consecutive years.

“We’re very proud to have achieved Ford Q1 status, but we understand that quality doesn’t end with this award – it only begins here,” said Elgin President Bill Skok. “We challenge our headquarters, engineering and manufacturing teams to achieve excellence every day and in everything they do. This commitment explains why many of the world’s leading engine and vehicle manufacturers rely on Elgin products.”

About Elgin Industries

Founded in 1919, Elgin Industries is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components as well as a premier manufacturer of performance parts for virtually any high-output engine. The company operates an advanced manufacturing and headquarters facility in Elgin, Ill. Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and has received its certificates of registration for the ISO/TS 16949:2002 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems. Elgin also operates one of North America’s most sophisticated heat-treat facilities, offering carbon nitriding, carburizing, neutral hardening and other services to OEM and aftermarket manufacturers.

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