Brose North America, a technological leader in mechatronics, received two 2015 FCA US Qualitas awards – the Body Quality Supplier of the Year for its door systems and the Overall Supplier of the Year award. The company was the only North American supplier to win two awards from the automaker.
Brose was selected for each of its awards based on input from FCA US senior leadership, as well as its performance in key areas including quality, delivery, cost, warranty and partnership.
“Winning these awards is not only an honor, but a testament to the dedication of all our Brose employees to consistently produce the highest quality products and be a valuable resource to our global partners like FCA US,” said Mike Brosseau, President of Brose North America. “It is the result of a true team effort at all levels of our organization. I am immensely proud of all our Brose North America employees who worked hard to achieve this accomplishment.”
A history of providing quality products
Brose’s relationship with FCA US began in 1999 with the production of window regulators. Today, Brose supplies the automaker with its award-winning door systems, power seat adjusters, manual seat adjuster and cooling fan modules. Globally, Brose products can be found on FCA vehicles such as Jeep® Grand Cherokee, Jeep® Cherokee, Dodge Journey, Jeep® Renegade, Dodge Durango, Fiat 500X and Chrysler Town & Country.
Brose developed the world’s first modular vehicle door in 1987 and has continued to be an industry leader in setting standards for systems integration, material innovation and lightweight design. With strategically placed facilities near customers, the company delivers ready-to-fit door systems within hours of receiving an order.
Brose is the world’s fifth-largest family-owned automotive supplier. The company develops and produces mechatronic systems for vehicle doors and seats as well as electric motors and drives. More than 24,000 employees at 60 locations in 23 countries generate over six billion euros in turnover. Every other new vehicle worldwide is equipped with at least one Brose product.
About Brose North America
Brose has been a committed partner to the North American market since 1993. The mechatronic specialist now counts eight locations across Canada, the United States and Mexico and employs approximately 5,000 people in the region. The entire range of Brose products is manufactured throughout the North American facilities, from window regulator and door modules to seat systems.
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA US designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles under the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands, as well as the SRT performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes the Alfa Romeo 4C model and Mopar products. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler, the innovative American automaker first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925; and Fiat, founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli.
FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FCAU" and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol "FCA."