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C&U Americas Earns 2018 Nexteer Automotive Perfect Quality Award

The company was recognized for zero defects and a perfect delivery rating for July 2017 through June 2018.


Left to right: O.T. Benson, vice president of global supply management – Nexteer; Richard Peterson, director engineering – C&U Americas; and Mary Szagesh, North America strategic & operational buyer – Nexteer

C&U Americas LLC has received the 2018 Nexteer Automotive Perfect Quality Award, which is presented for setting the standard of exceptional quality performance among Nexteer’s supplier community. C&U earned the award for posting a perfect delivery rating and maintaining zero defects for all part numbers shipped from July 2017 through June 2018.

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C&U Americas is the North American subsidiary of the C&U Group, one of the world’s top 10 bearing manufacturers and China’s largest bearing producer.

Richard Peterson, C&U Americas director of engineering, accepted the award during the 2018 Nexteer Automotive Supplier Conference on Sept. 18, at the San Marino Club in Troy, Michigan. Dan Carbaugh, account manager – C&U Americas, was also present at the ceremony.

Jason Stocker, president of C&U Americas, announced the award and noted, “Receiving the Perfect Quality Award showcases the exceptional relationship between C&U and Nexteer Automotive. At C&U Americas, we pride ourselves on excellent customer service and support, and this award is a testament to our dedication. We are very thankful to be acknowledged for our hard work.”

Nexteer Automotive is a global, Tier 1 automotive supplier specializing in electric and hydraulic steering systems, steering columns and driveline products for original equipment manufacturers.

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 more than 30,000 types of bearings in a wide range of specifications and sizes ranging from 1.5mm ID to 4000mm OD.


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 says it is able to offer its NAFTA customers exceptional value along with complete application engineering and customer service support.




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