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Wegmann’s Zinc Weights Win Quality Award

Posted on January 9, 2017

The parent company of the Hofmann Power Weight and Perfect Equipment wheel weight brands has received an outstanding quality award from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) for its zinc lineup of wheel balance weights.

Wegmann automotive USA Inc. has been a supplier to the FCA network for more than 50 years and previously won a Chrysler supplier of the year award in 2013.

“Our team is focused on delivering consistently high-quality products to all of our customers. We are proud to receive this award from our longtime partner FCA,” says Jeff Waechter, president and CEO of Wegmann automotive USA.

FCA awards the CY Quality Awards each year to its top-qualifying global suppliers. Global Purchasing Officer, FCA, and Head of Purchasing and Supplier Quality, FCA North America, Scott Thiele, says: “We honor those companies that are dedicated to helping us achieve success through teamwork, innovation and an intense focus on quality. As FCA continues to grow globally, we want to work with our top supplier partners to bring the highest quality vehicles to drivers across the world.”

For more information on Wegmann and the Hofmann Power Weight and Perfect Equipment brands, visit www.wegmann-automotive.com.

Related Topics: Hofmann Power Weight, Perfect Equipment, quality award, Wegmann automotive USA Inc., wheel weights

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