Tier One automotive supplier SRG Global Inc.'s Ripley, TN molding, coating, and assembly facility has been recognized by Ford Motor Co. with its Q1 quality award. The Warren, MI headquartered automotive supplier was created in May 2008 when Guardian Automotive Inc., a subsidiary of Guardian Industries Corp., acquired Siegel-Robert Automotive from Siegel-Robert Inc. A company spokesperson told PlasticsToday that SR and Guardian have both been working with Ford for "decades," with the new company, SRG, sourcing parts to Ford since its inception.
SRG Global is one of the world's largest manufacturers of chrome-plated plastic parts for the automotive industry and has eight facilities in North America, including the recognized Ripley operation, as well as sites in Spain, Poland, and China.
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