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General Motors Honors Stant Corp. With Supplier Quality Excellence Award

The award went to Stant’s Pine Bluff manufacturing facility, where the company manufactures Stant fuel closures, valves, thermostats and filler pipes.

Stant Honored By GM For Outstanding Performance In Shipping

The Stant manufacturing facility in Romeoville, Illinois, which produces evaporative emissions canisters and front end carriers, achieved platinum level award status for shipping excellence from GM. The Pine Bluff, Arkansas, plant, which manufacturers Stant fuel closures, valves, thermostats and filler pipes, was recognized with gold level award status for outstanding shipping performance.

GM To Make Additional $1B Investment In US Manufacturing Operations

The new investments cover multiple new vehicle, advanced technology and component projects. A combination of 1,500 new and retained jobs are tied to the new investments. Details of individual projects will be announced throughout the year.

General Motors’ Ignition Switch Crisis Changed Company’s Culture, Mark Reuss Tells Automotive News World Congress

Reuss said when the ignition switch defect – a decade-old problem linked to more than 100 fatalities – surfaced just weeks into Mary Barra’s tenure as CEO, it sent a powerful message across the automaker’s workforce.

This Day In History: General Motors Founded

One of the nation’s largest corporations is 105 years old today, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. General Motors (GM) was conceived by William Durant of Flint, Mich. In 1908, when GM was founded, there were just 198,000 cars and trucks in the U.S. Today, domestic manufacturers produce that many cars alone in just over 25 days.