44 plants stripped of Ford quality award

Kisiel, Ralph
August 1996
Automotive News;8/12/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5673, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s decision stripping supplier parts of their quality crowns as part of a get-tough-on-quality campaign with parts makers. Discovery that some plants have lapsed below standards that earned them the awards; Comments of Ford executive Ed Hagenlocker; Details under Ford's so-called Q1 quality program.


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