C&U Americas Honored by Whirlpool with 2016 Whirlpool Supplier Award for Quality Excellence

Bearing producer tops in Die Cast, Stamping, and Metal Components commodity group


C&U Americas, LLC, the North American subsidiary of the C&U Group, one of the world’s top 10 bearing manufacturers and China’s largest bearing producer, recently received the 2016 Whirlpool Supplier Award for Quality Excellence from Whirlpool Corporation. The Award is granted as recognition of excellence to strategic suppliers who have demonstrated outstanding performance in quality and service.

Tom Rouse, President, and Mike Mshar, Strategic Account Manager, accepted the award on behalf of C&U Americas at the 2017 Whirlpool Supplier Conference, which was held at the Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center on April 28, 2017. Only five total awards were given at the conference, one for each commodity group within the Whirlpool organization. C&U Americas was the winner for the Die Cast, Stamping, and Metal Components commodity group.

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 93,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2016.

C&U Americas offers a full line of bearing types and styles for use in original equipment manufacturing, aftermarket replacement, and MRO operations. The C&U portfolio includes over 30,000 types of bearings in a wide range of specifications and sizes ranging from 1.5mm ID to 4000mm OD.

As China’s largest bearing producer and one of the world’s top 10 bearing manufacturers, C&U utilizes the formidable production capabilities of its nine bearing manufacturing centers, 36 bearing plants, and 18 vertically integrated component plants to reach an annual production capacity of 930 million units.

C&U Bearings are precision made in advanced manufacturing facilities that are independently certified for ISO9001 Quality Management System, QS9000/VDA6.1 Quality Management System, ISO14001 Environmental Management System and ISO/TS16949: Quality Management Systems.

From its North American headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan, C&U Americas is able to offer its NAFTA customers exceptional value along with complete application engineering and customer service support.

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Published by C&U Americas on Jun 19, 2017

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