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GM honors Espar for supplier quality

Posted on October 29, 2013

Espar was named a recipient of the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award.
Espar was named a recipient of the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award.
Espar Climate Control Systems was recently named a recipient of the General Motors (GM) Supplier Quality Excellence Award.

This is the second year that GM has hosted its Supplier Quality Excellence Awards. Officials said that only top-performing suppliers that meet quality performance criteria and provide cross-functional support to GM are chosen for the honor.

The ceremony took place in Troy, Mich., on Oct. 1. Accepting the award on behalf of Espar were Ashu Aggarwal, quality manager, and Ioan Albu, operations manager.

Espar offers a Hydronic D5 Z heater assembly along with two fuel pump assemblies and select service parts to GM.

Espar manufactures fuel-operated heaters for a variety of mobile applications, including school buses. The company also offers roof-mounted air-conditioning systems for the motorcoach, transit and school bus markets.

Related Topics: emissions, General Motors, heating systems

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