TROY, Michigan, August 1, 2008
DuPont™ Vespel® Earns American Mitsuba Supplier of the Year Award
DuPont™ Vespel® parts and shapes business received the 2007 Quality Supplier of the Year award from American Mitsuba for consistent supply of defect free parts.
“American Mitsuba sets exceptionally high-quality standards. The drive to become one of their best suppliers has also helped us become a significantly better company as well,” said James Francis, DuPont™ Vespel® Automotive sales manager – North America. “DuPont™ Vespel® was honored for its outstanding performance in supplying millions and millions of thrust plugs and thrust washers for window lift motors. These DuPont™ Vespel® parts permit American Mitsuba to meet FMVSS (federal motor vehicle safety standard) requirements while keeping overall system costs low.”
Francis accepted the award from Toshifumi Kohno, American Mitsuba president and CEO, in a ceremony in Fort Wayne, Ind.
DuPont™ Vespel® is a science-based portfolio of solutions that boosts efficiency of motion- and fluid-control systems. DuPont™ Vespel® has access to a portfolio of materials, and a global network of manufacturing sites and experienced designers committed to delivering fast prototypes and affordable solutions to reduce risk of failure while managing total system cost.
DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.
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