ETCO Incorporated Joins Automotive Industry Action Group
ETCO Incorporated announced today that it has joined the Automotive Industry Action Group. The Automotive Industry Action Group is a not for profit association that seeks to make manufacturing processes more efficient, collaborative and standardized globally. ETCO is an industry leader in automotive ignition components,Â precision metal stampingÂ and aftermarket parts manufacturing. The announcement signals ETCOâ€™s resolve and commitment to continuous improvement in manufacturing.
The announcement is the latest development in the Companyâ€™s push to increase the quality of OEM and aftermarket parts. This is also following its significant investment in plant enhancements, software upgrades and qualitative/quantitative reviews in its quality and manufacturing groups. ETCOâ€™s initial involvement with AIAG will be in knowledge sharing as well as enhanced training on continuous improvement best practices.
ETCO is also planning on leveraging its deep knowledge of supply chain management, quality and corporate responsibility in the group. The company has an extensive background forging quality processes in the realm ofÂ metal stampingÂ for appliance, automotive OEM/aftermarket and medical devices. Being a part of the Automotive Industry Action Group will allow ETCO to use that background to collaborate on a whole host of projects.
ETCOâ€™s Director of Quality, John Skory states that, â€œWe are proud to join this illustrious organization. We believe that ETCO can positively contribute and collaborate with other members of AIAG.â€ He continues, â€œETCOâ€™s commitment to quality is evident even more so now that we are a member of AIAG.â€
Founded in 1947, ETCO is a privately owned company. The Company manufactures precision stampings and rubber and plastic molded products used principally by major automotive and appliance manufacturers. ETCO also has major customers in a variety of other industries in the USA and over 30 countries throughout the world. ETCO has factories and a research complex in Bradenton, Florida and a factory and engineering center in Warwick, Rhode Island.
For more information on ETCO, visit the Company website online atÂ https://www.etco.com.