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Sep 23, 2010
Cooper Standard Honored with Two Quality Awards by Nissan North America, Inc.
Cooper Standard Honored with Two Quality Awards by Nissan North America, Inc.

NOVI, Mich. - September 23, 2010 - Nissan North America, Inc. recently honored Cooper Standard with two quality awards: the 2010 Most Improved Supplier Quality Award and the Zero Defects Certificate. The honors were presented by Nissan’s Catherine Perez, vice president of Purchasing, Kevin Martin, vice president of Quality, and Bill Krueger, senior vice president of Manufacturing, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management and Total Customer Satisfaction, to Cooper Standard’s Edward Hasler, president, and Lyle Otremba, vice president of sales and engineering, during an awards ceremony in Franklin, Tenn.

Cooper Standard – which has supplied Nissan for 14 years – was the only supplier to receive the Most Improved Supplier Quality Award in 2010 for its continuous quality improvements. The Zero Defects Certificate was awarded to the global automotive supplier for its exceptional defect rate. Cooper Standard provides products and systems for body sealing, anti-vibration, fuel, brake and emissions, and thermal management for various Nissan vehicles in all major regions of the world.

“At Cooper Standard, we believe that customer satisfaction is the foundation for our sustained success,” said Hasler. “The Nissan quality awards are just another indication that Cooper Standard has the infrastructure and culture in place to excel as a leading, global supplier in the competitive automotive marketplace.”

With a global network of engineering and test facilities, Cooper Standard provides unparalleled engineering analysis and testing capabilities to ensure its products and systems meet both quality and customer-specific performance requirements. This commitment to quality is maintained throughout the entire manufacturing process, ensuring that Cooper Standard continually achieves the highest quality standards in the industry.

Cooper Standard, headquartered in Novi, Mich., is a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry. Products include body sealing systems, fluid handling systems and anti-vibration systems. Cooper Standard employs approximately 16,000 people globally and operates in 18 countries around the world. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.cooperstandard.com.