Only one other person has held this distinguished record at the company.
The company says it plans to celebrate this landmark anniversary in a variety of ways throughout the year.
The sold-out event was held at the Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan.
Chairman and CEO Craig Arnold was joined by members of Eaton’s senior leadership team to ring the opening bell.
The company also is celebrating the 75th birthday of Dura-Bond’s CEO and Chairman Charles Barnett.
HMMA reached the 5 million mark in less than 17 years, starting production in May 2005.
The plant, which opened in 1991, will celebrate 30 years of operation in October 2021.
The AAAA was founded in 1980 by a group of businesses that became concerned with regulatory developments in Australia.
BorgWarner’s plant in Changnyeong began producing starters in December 1997. By providing global OEMs with its advanced and highly efficient products, the business grew rapidly and a first milestone was reached in May 2002, when 10 million starters were manufactured. Up until now the plant has served a total of 43 OEMs across 21 countries.
Though QR codes were originally developed to create efficiencies in manufacturing processes, DENSO encouraged its use more broadly by making the technology license-free. Since its invention, the popularity of QR codes has spread to encompass numerous industries, including hospitality and tourism, education and real estate.
The national retailer has continued the legacy of its founder, Bruce Halle, with the opening of a milestone store in Phoenix, Arizona.