Contact: John Yezback
Organization: Drake Enterprises Inc.
Phone Number: 586.783.3009 x517

Drake Achieves IATF 16949 Automotive Quality Certification

Clinton Township, MI

Drake Enterprises a leading-edge auto and heavy truck torque transferring product supplier to Fiat Chrysler, Eaton and BMW, today announced it has attained the latest Automotive Quality Certification, IATF 16949 the industry’s highest standard of quality for automotive suppliers.

The standard provides guidance and tools for manufacturers to ensure consistency with the stringent quality requirements, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. This is achieved by proactive risk mitigation, advanced process and equipment control and organizational mindset for quality and efficiency.

The new quality certification, together with decades-long automotive experience and a wide range of machining manufacturing processes at all its manufacturing facilities, enables Drake to meet the increasing demand for machining capabilities in the fast-growing automotive market while cementing its strong market presence.

“The new IATF certificate demonstrates our continued commitment to providing a best in class environment, ensuring the highest quality and reliability in manufacturing next-generation automotive components,” said Kerry Goodwin Drakes Senior Quality Manager.

Headquartered in Clinton Township Mi., Drake has been in business for over 65 years and is planning for significant growth in the years to come.

Drake Enterprises was recently recognized by Chrysler as a role model supplier achieving “Perfect Quality” as measured by their quality matrix. Drake is currently one of the top suppliers of high-quality transmission components for FCA’s Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler and Pacifica Hybrid vehicles.

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