Caplugs Receives ‘Supplier Quality Excellence Award’ from General Motors

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Caplugs received the 2012 "Supplier Quality Excellence Award" from General Motors on Jan. 9, 2013. Only 7 percent of product suppliers receive this honor, which is based on performance quality over the previous year.

Caplugs Receives General Motors Award

Nate Burmann, General Motors’ supplier quality engineer, presents the "Supplier Quality Excellence Award" to Caplugs, received by Christine Koch, Caplugs' director of quality and purchasing.

We are honored to have received this award as it exemplifies our commitment to deliver high-quality products to our customers.
- Christine Koch of Caplugs

Caplugs, a leading manufacturer of premium protection products, was awarded the 2012 GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for delivering custom molded components for product protection and finishing.

The GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award recognizes nearly 7 percent of product suppliers who demonstrate the highest levels of quality performance over the previous 12 months. Winners meet or exceed a stringent set of criteria along with cross-functional support of the entire GM organization. The award itself focuses on improving collaborations and fostering cooperation with suppliers.

“We are honored to have received this award as it exemplifies our commitment to deliver high-quality products to our customers and reinforces the strong relationship we have forged with General Motors,” said Christine Koch, Director of Quality & Purchasing for Caplugs.

To maintain this high level of quality, Caplugs ensures all of its products pass a rigorous inspection. Recently, Caplugs also constructed a Class 8 clean room within its Buffalo, N.Y., facility, which is ISO 9001 certified and received an ISO 13485 recommendation. There, certain parts utilized in the medical industry are produced, inspected and packaged to ensure cleanliness and quality.

In addition to serving the medical and automotive industries, Caplugs also partners with more than 20,000 customers in the energy, aviation, hydraulics, masking, electronics, industrial machinery and packaging industries. Whether customers in these industries need a quick turnaround part or to place a custom order, Caplugs is able to fulfill their needs. At any given time, 4 million parts are in-stock and ready to ship and Caplugs’ integrated team of in-house design engineers can also create custom parts to meet unique specifications.

For more information, to place orders online or request free samples, visit http://www.caplugs.com.

About Caplugs

Caplugs is a global manufacturer of plastic protective closures and masking devices used by more than 25,000 customers in a variety of industries, including medical, energy, automotive, aviation, hydraulics, masking, electronics, industrial machinery and packaging. Four hundred million parts are in-stock and ready to ship. For more information, to place orders online or request free samples, visit http://www.caplugs.com.

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