Ford Recognizes Freudenberg-NOK for Six Sigma Capabilities
In a significant development, Freudenberg-NOK recently received recognition of achievement award from Ford Motor Company for its consumer-driven Six Sigma accomplishments. The award is part of Ford’s World Excellence Awards program. It recognizes suppliers who not only achieve the highest levels of cost, quality and delivery, but also people who embrace the vision to build Ford’s legacy and drive innovation to new heights. The recognition of achievement award honors suppliers who influence customer satisfaction by providing significant contributions in key areas including environmental leadership, customer-focused technology and consumer-driven Six Sigma.
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Freudenberg-NOK’s Advanced Vibration and Acoustics (AVA) group was charged with optimizing the sealing isolation system and the noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) characteristics for a cam cover design. AVA has developed techniques to synergize sealing and NVH, which are typically opposing phenomena.