ABA-PGT Awarded ISO TS 16949 Automotive Certification
March 29, 2011—ABA-PGT Inc., a producer of high precision tooling and precision-molded plastic gears, has been awarded the ISO TS 16949 Automotive Certification. ABA-PGT currently provides a variety of plastic gear solutions for automotive applications including dashboard instrumentation, lift gates, windshield wiper motors, door latch and seat adjustor mechanisms for Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan, Scania and Volkswagen vehicles. Attaining the ISO TS 16949 certification expands its opportunities in the global automotive industry. ISO is an International Organization for Standardization whose TS 16949 certification aligns American, German, French, Italian and Japanese automotive quality systems standards within the global automotive industry. "ABA-PGT has always provided products of consistently high quality and this ISO TS 16949 automotive certification supports our initiative to become a leader in the automotive plastic gear market," said Terry R. Holmes, vice president, sales and marketing. While the company's previous efforts have primarily been directed to U.S. opportunities, Holmes explained that "I cannot think of a better place to announce our new automotive certification and our commitment to geographic expansion than the world-recognized Hannover Messe Fair." The Hannover Fair is occurring April 4-8, 2011.
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