Subaru Honors Osram Sylvania with Supplier Excellence Award and PPM Quality Excellence Award
07.30.2019 | General Interest Press
Hillsboro, N.H. – Osram Sylvania, the leader in automotive lighting solutions for the automotive aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), recently received two awards from Subaru of America, Inc. – the 2019 Supplier Excellence Award and the Parts Per Million (PPM) Quality Excellence Award. The Supplier Excellence Award honored Osram Sylvania for its outstanding achievement in all areas of supplier performance. Meanwhile, the PPM Quality Excellence Award recognized Osram Sylvania for its consistent, detailed analysis of all potential concerns and its commitment to continuous improvement.
“Innovations in the manufacturing industry continue at a breakneck pace, so it is critical that OEMs and suppliers work together to deliver the highest caliber products,” said Scott Blaydon, Product Sourcing Manager at Subaru of America. “Osram Sylvania’s dedication to quality is evident in its products, its services and its ability to deliver solutions that match our manufacturing standards. Because of this, we are pleased to recognize their hard work with these accolades.”
Osram Sylvania provides LED upgrade kits for interior lighting to OEMs. It partnered with Subaru to supply a product portfolio that specifically met the automaker’s aftermarket needs. With more than 100 years of lighting experience, Osram Sylvania’s innovative solutions are designed to redefine the role of light in a connected world, and reflect the company’s commitment to making the world more comfortable, more productive and more imaginative.
“These awards speak volumes about the commitment that our team has to delivering the highest quality of product and customer service to our valued partners,” said Joe Verbanic, Managing Director of U.S. and Canada at Osram Sylvania. “We look forward to building on our relationship with Subaru in the future by providing innovative products and services that meet their growing needs.”
The Supplier Excellence Award winners were announced at the 2019 Subaru Suppliers Event in Orlando, Fla., and the PPM Quality Excellence Awards were given out at the 2019 Quality Manager’s Event in Portland, Ore.
About OSRAM SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting
OSRAM SYLVANIA, together with OSRAM GmbH, is the world leader in automotive lighting for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the aftermarket. The company’s global automotive lighting division has its principal North American operations in Hillsboro, N.H., with nearly 600 employees. In addition to IATF 16949, this facility also has achieved ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications. Sylvania Automotive designs, develops, manufactures and markets state-of-the-art automotive lighting technology, including auxiliary, flashers, advanced halogen, LED and high-intensity discharge lighting for interior, exterior and forward lighting applications as well as aftermarket products beyond light sources. More than 400 lamp types are produced for cars, trucks, and electronics in facilities throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Automotive applications for OEMs are marketed under the OSRAM brand while products for the aftermarket are sold under the SYLVANIA brand.
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Camden, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 630 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. SOA is guided by the Subaru Love Promise, which is the company’s vision to show love and respect to everyone, and to support its communities and customers nationwide. Over the past 20 years, SOA has donated more than $120 million to causes the Subaru family cares about, and its employees have logged more than 40,000 volunteer hours. As a company, Subaru believes it is important to do its part in making a positive impact in the world because it is the right thing to do.