TCCI Manufacturing Receives Bronze Level Caterpillar Award for SQEP Certification

Decatur, IL, April 26, 2015 --( T/CCI Manufacturing received the Bronze Level Caterpillar Award for Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) Certification. The Caterpillar (CAT) SQEP program is designed to recognize and place special emphasis on suppliers who achieve performance excellence. To become certified, a supplier must prove that they can enhance the quality of Cat’s products and services by achieving the highest scores in Caterpillar’s key core values: Quality, Velocity, and Cost, along with process control and Six Sigma methodologies.

Jeff Pan, Category Manager for Cabs and E&E, congratulated T/CCI on the accomplishment and called the award “The beginning of a journey of honor" which opens doors to broader opportunities throughout Caterpillar's global locations. T/CCI is honored to achieve such a distinction from a world-class customer.

T/CCI Manufacturing, a global leader in the manufacturing of heavy duty compressors and clutches for the mobile air-conditioning and refrigeration industries, was awarded the Caterpillar Award for SQEP certification on April 14, 2015. Richard Demirjian, T/CCI President shared, “It is an honor to achieve the Caterpillar SQEP certification. This award reflects the high standards that T/CCI’s quality system and provides a framework for the company to improve as a supplier. CAT developed its SQEP quality program to select, evaluate, and certify partners. T/CCI, is one of CAT Group's strategic suppliers. SQEP certification represents prestigious recognition by Caterpillar that T/CCI’s performance in the fields of sales, manufacturing, design, logistics, and quality has achieved the highest level of excellence.”

T/CCI ( manufactures built to last quality, dependable, and environmentally safe compressors for a wide range of vehicle applications. Widely respected, ISO-certified T/CCI is a global leader with over 50 years’ experience manufacturing heavy duty compressors and clutches for the mobile air-conditioning and refrigeration industries, including for a wide range of vehicles from construction and military to heavy-duty trucking and bus transit. This wide range of OEM heavy duty compressors supplies companies such as Caterpillar, CNH, Navistar, ThermoKing, and Carrier. Global customers recognize value of a well-respected HVAC supplier with advanced technologies. With services that range from design to assembly, T/CCI is a full service manufacturing partner to many large companies and in industries from construction to oil fracking to railroads. The T/CCI Climatic Wind Tunnel is located in Decatur, IL. Wind tunnel engineers are on-site with direct access to a multi-million dollar R & D lab and engineering test facility.

With manufacturing sites in China, Germany, and the United States, T/CCI provides the industry with the latest in innovative compressor designs. T/CCI services customer needs globally by strategically locating people and offices regionally (zones), enabling T/CCI to work jointly with customers on new programs, provide application expertise, and deliver the product less costly and on time. TCCI’s zone approach embraces a culture and communication environment that supports the global nature of the industry. TCCI’s European office enables the company to work more efficiently and cost effective logistically from a product distribution standpoint for the customer. Follow T/CCI on Twitter at @TCCI_Mfg.

T/CCI Manufacturing
DCC Marketing
Julie Armstrong
Senior Account Executive
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T/CCI Manufacturing
Julie Armstrong