ELGIN, Ill. Elgin Industries has once again been honored as one of the leading suppliers to JASPER Engines & Transmissions, receiving the 2013 JASPER Service Award during a recent ceremony in Jasper, Ind. JASPER Engines & Transmissions is North America’s largest remanufacturer of gasoline and diesel powertrain and drivetrain components.
Elgin has supplied internal engine components to JASPER for more than 60 years and has held Preferred Partner status with the company for 12 years. JASPER relies on Elgin for a broad range of advanced valvetrain products, including pushrods, rocker arms, lifters and valve springs, with a majority of these parts being designed and manufactured in Elgin’s state-of-the-art facilities in Elgin, Ill.
The JASPER Service Award is presented to manufacturers who provide exceptional service in each of several critical business areas, including product quality, fill rate, accuracy in billing and credit processes, and overall responsiveness.
“We are approaching our 95th year of operation and quality and customer service are every bit as important today as they were when we first opened our doors,” said Elgin Industries President Bill Skok. “With 60 years of mutual growth and success, Elgin and JASPER have defined the qualities of strong business partnership. We are very proud to serve this great company and its thousands of customers across North America.”
In addition to serving JASPER and other leading aftermarket businesses, Elgin Industries is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components to organizations such as Chrysler, Deere & Co. Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Mack, and Navistar. The company is a leading all-makes/all-models supplier of replacement automotive and heavy-duty parts to distributors throughout the world.
Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and has received its certificates of registration to the ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. It also has received its Ford Q1 Quality Certification.