SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Top automotive supplier Yazaki named Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML), Green Supplier of the Year at its annual awards ceremony earlier this month, honoring them with an award in the Bulk Material category. Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s Systems Protection Group was chosen from Yazaki’s top 84 suppliers in North and Central America.
“Yazaki places a very high value on our strategic partners and suppliers and their shared commitment to the environment,” said Ken Pichla, Vice President, Strategic Purchasing, Yazaki. “Together we can affect significant change for a greener tomorrow.”
The award recognizes Federal-Mogul Systems Protection’s focus on greener manufacturing through reduced energy and water consumption and eliminating hazardous waste, as well as its efforts in developing more sustainable products through the use of recycled materials, closed loop systems and end-of-life considerations.
“We’re honored to receive this award,” said Janice Maiden, Senior Vice President, Systems Protection, Federal-Mogul Powertrain. “Yazaki is committed to operating as an environmentally responsible corporate entity and this award is recognition that Federal-Mogul Systems Protection is taking important steps to support their efforts, providing cleaner and greener products and processes.”
Federal-Mogul’s Systems Protection unit is a leader in innovative wire harness protection solutions to the automotive industry.
Held on June 7, 2016, to honor World Environment Day, the Yazaki Green Supplier of the Year program recognizes suppliers who have made significant contributions to the preservation of the environment through their manufacturing, production, and delivery processes and have exceeded others in their effort to reduce their impact on the environment. Yazaki established this program in 2007 as the benchmark for all Yazaki companies and affiliates throughout North and Central America.
Yazaki’s commitment to the environment spans the globe as the Company’s global business segments all aim to support safe and eco-friendly practices. Aside from automotive products, Yazaki produces equipment that support the efficient use of electricity, gas, solar heat, and other energy sources, as well as environmentally-friendly air-conditioning units and additional products and services aimed at reducing environmental impact to local communities.
Yazaki Corporation is a global leader in the research, development, and delivery of vehicle power, data, and display for automotive applications. Yazaki produces wire harnesses, power distribution and control products, connectors, driver information displays, hybrid and electric vehicle products, and sensors. Worldwide, the company employs 279,800 people in 45 countries. Yazaki has been committed to the preservation of the environment for 75 years. The company continues this commitment today through the development of advanced electric components for hybrid electric vehicles, the promotion of recycling, and the efficient use of resources. For more information about Yazaki and its vision for a greener tomorrow, log onto www.yazaki-na.com.
About World Environment Day
World Environment Day is an annual event conducted by the United Nations Environment Program aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round but climax on June 5 every year, involving everyone from everywhere. World Environment Day celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action. For more information visit their website at http://www.unep.org/.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company’s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world’s most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company’s aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The Company has more than 53,000 employees globally. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
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