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

Drake names new Quality Engineer

Clinton Township, MI

Drake Enterprises (DEI)a leading-edge auto and heavy truck torque transferring product supplier to Fiat Chrysler, Eaton and IFA Rotorion, today announced it has named Kalpana Annapareddy (Anna) its new Quality Engineer.

Anna joined Drake in February 2018. She comes to Drake with over 10 years of Quality Control, Process Planning and quality assurance experience in the manufacturing and automotive fields. Ms. Annapareddy received her undergraduate degree from Prasad University and her Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Lawrence Tech University in 2017.

Anna is very knowledgeable in all areas of Quality and especially in the areas of creating, planning, and coordinating supplier and customer PPAP documentation. In her new role at Drake, she will be responsible for PPAP documentation, process improvement, and implementation, consolidating APQP concerns into FMEA standardized processes.

We’re pleased to have Anna join the Drake team as she is well versed in all aspects of quality control stated Kerry Goodwin Sr. Quality Manager of Drake Enterprises.

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.