Maxion Wheels Akron Plant Earns Ford Q1

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In a ceremony on Feb. 7, 2017 Ford Motor Company’s Supplier Technical Assistance organization presented Maxion Wheels’ commercial vehicle steel wheel Akron, Ohio plant with the Ford Q1 Award.

Employees from the plant, and Leadership from the Americas were on hand to receive the coveted award which reflects the plant’s ability to prove capability beyond the standard ISO/TS16949 automotive certification requirements, passing Ford's Quality Operating System (QOS) Assessment. The Assessment involves criteria in communication, teamwork, management review, measurables, quantifying tools, continuous improvement and dynamic processes.