Browse by Editorial Category
Browse by Edition Date

July 2018

Skip Navigation Links.
Expand Applying TechnologyApplying Technology
Expand Automation Equip and SystemsAutomation Equip and Systems
Collapse Current NewsCurrent News
Partnership Accelerates Adoption of 3-D Printing in Naval Shipbuilding
Bystronic Acquires Italian Technology Company for Tube Profile Processing
Caron Engineering Opens New Headquarters
C.H. Hanson Acquires Pearson Industries
CMS Announces 28 Original Technical Papers Slated for CMSC 2018
CNC Systems Inc. Appoints Cardinal Machinery
U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 6.0 Percent in March
Historic Long-Term Partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat Announced
Fairbanks Morse Awarded Two Contracts
North Idaho College Upgrades Engine Lathes
GE Additive Manufacturing Donates 3-D Metal Printer to Ohio State
GF Machining Solutions Names New Distributor in Ohio and Kentucky
G.H. Mold andamp; Tool Receives Boeing Performance Excellence Award
Changing Lives Through the Power of Work
2000 and#176;F Inert Atmosphere Bench Furnace
HAIMER Basic Mill - Milling and Drilling in One
Privet Fund Management LLC Completes Acquisition of Hardinge Inc.
HELLER Machine Tools Wins GM 2017 Supplier of the Year Award
Hexagon Acquires NEXTSENSE GmbH
Hoffmann Group Wins the iF DESIGN AWARD
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama Preparing for Next Generation Engines
INDEX Group Awarded for 1000 Virtual Machines Sold
Inteva Products Named 2017 GM Supplier of the Year
JBM Technologies Lunch and Learn
Total Chip Management Solutions
Machine Tool Diagnostics Appointed JTEKT Toyoda Americas Distributor
JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corporation Signs Phillips Corporation to Distribution Network
High-Volume Gundrilling of Scroll Compressor Drive Shafts
KNUTH Machine Tools Hosts Governor Rauner
New Building Addition for Lake City Heat Treating
Mastercam Mill Focused on Efficiency Speed and Automation
Mazak Midwest Technology Center Hosts 27th Annual Precision Machining Competition
MELD Manufacturing Corporation Awarded RAPID plus TCT Innovation Award for Patented MELD Technology
Met-L-Flo Announces Partnership with Roboze
Metcam Wins Three Manufacturer and Supplier of the Year Awards
Methods Machine Tools Celebrates 60th Anniversary
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) Opens Second U.S. Office
ANSI Grants Standards Developer Approval to MTConnect Institute
Engineering Lab Opens at North Central College
Omron Foundation Supports UM-Dearborn Engineering Students with $1M Gift and Scholarship
CAM Software Reduces Cycle Time for Aerospace Contract Manufacturer
Pindel Global Precision Announces New Facility
2018 PRI Trade Show Registration Now Open
Quality Vision International Groundbreaking Ceremony
Renishaw Launches Guide to Additive Manufacturing
Rand#214;HM Signs Motor City Industrial Marketing as New Michigan Sales Representative
Schoen Insulation Services Adds Second Facility
Sigma Labs Allowed U.S. Patent for Process Control Systems During AM Operations
SLM Solutions Joins America Makes
Solar Atmospheres of Western PA Adds Milling Center
Teradyne Acquires Mobile Industrial Robots
Tooling Tech Group Acquires Century Tool Group
Tooling Tech Group Expands Macomb Facility to Accommodate Press
Manufacturing Technology Orders Saw 42 Percent Monthly Gains in March
VitalDyne Medical Announces Expansion
Thin Cut-Off Wheel Offers a Longer Lifespan
The Whittemore Co. Adds Dormer Pramet Brands to Portfolio
Feeds Speeds and Product Dimensional Data App
GM Recognizes ZEISS Industrial Metrology as GM Supplier of the Year
Expand EDM Machinery-ConsumablesEDM Machinery-Consumables
Expand Micro MfgMicro Mfg
Expand People In The NewsPeople In The News
Expand Plant Safety-Worker Protection-ErgonomicsPlant Safety-Worker Protection-Ergonomics

show all editions →

Click here to watch Tutorial Videos >

HELLER Machine Tools Wins GM 2017 Supplier of the Year Award

(l-r) Robert Portugaise, Executive Director Manufacturing Engineering, GM; Stephen Pegram, Vice President of Sales, HELLER US; Wolfgang Märker, Vice President Crankshaft/Camshaft, HELLER; and Paris Pavlou, Executive Director Powertrain, GM

For the second year running HELLER Machine Tools has been awarded the General Motors (GM) 2017 Supplier of the Year award within the category of Indirect Material and Machinery.

The award was presented for the HELLER RFK and DRZ ranges of crank shaft machinery, engineering and applications, which are being used by GM in many global manufacturing plants.

Since the machine installations, GM has seen reductions in crank shaft production costs along with consistency of accuracy and reliability, all of which contributed to the receiving of this award.

Wolfgang Maerker, Vice President of the HELLER Crank Shaft Division, commented, "GM has been very supportive of our company and we are honored yet again to win this award."

The award conference and presentation events were held at the Disney Yacht and Beach Club Resort, Orlando, FL, which was attended by over 600 GM and supplier company executives and their guests.

The event was hosted by Steve Kiefer, GM Senior Vice President Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, who explained how GM is working with suppliers to form strategic partnerships with higher quality intercompany relationships at all levels.

General Motors has over 20,000 suppliers globally and this year only 132 of these suppliers were presented with awards within 11 different categories. The requirements for the awards focus on quality, innovation, delivery, performance, safety, commercials and customer support.

Stephen Pegram, Vice President of Sales for HELLER, said, "GM is using the very latest technology to produce several ranges of crank shafts. Our teams have formed a great partnership and ensured our projects have been successful and to the original timelines. Our thanks to GM for the recognition and award."

For more information contact:

HELLER Machine Tools

1225 Equity Drive

Troy, MI 48084

248-288-5000

sales.us@heller.biz

www.heller-us.com

< back

Email   email