Multiple SMP locations receive 'On-Time Shipping Award' from GM

Several of Standard Motor Products’ shipping locations were recognized for outstanding On-Time Shipping performance by GM Customer Care and Aftersales. GM Customer Care and Aftersales awarded these locations awards in recognition of their outstanding shipping performance.

Eric Sills, SMP’s Vice President Engine Management Division, noted, “GM recognized these SMP locations for providing outstanding customer care and aftersales on-time shipping and consistently performing above expectations. It’s an acknowledgment to the dedication of our entire team for their continuous commitment to best serve our customers.”

Four locations were presented with the ‘Certificate of Excellence’ Supplier Status:

SMP LOCATION                                 AWARD LEVEL

Greenville, South Carolina                  Platinum

Independence, Kansas                       Platinum

Edwardsville, Kansas                          Platinum

Grapevine, Texas                                Gold

SMP’s state-of-the-art facility in Greenville, South Carolina specializes in the manufacturing of fuel injectors, HEI ignition coils, ignition coil-on-plug units, camshaft/crankshaft sensors, and ABS sensors. This large facility offers a complete engineering and testing operation along with highly vertical integrated manufacturing which includes injection molding, insert molding, machining, brazing, laser welding and a clean room.

Our Greenville facility was the first SMP plant to attain ISO/TS 16949 quality standard.

SMP’s Independence, Kansas is one of our largest manufacturing locations at 357,000 sq. ft. and specializes in manufacturing a wide variety of automotive electronics and electromechanical components, sensors, controllers, switches, regulators and other ignition components. This expansive facility provides complete engineering, R&D services along with an exhaustive testing operation. Our engineering group utilizes CAD/CAE/CASE tools to create and implement cutting edge designs.

SMP’s 355,000 sq. ft. Edwardsville, Kansas is our Wire & Cable distribution headquarters and where we maintain our warehouse distribution center and corporate offices for the wire and cable division.

The 228,000 sq. ft. SMP plant in Grapevine, Texas is home to ‘Four Seasons’, SMP’s temperature control division. Here, we specialize in manufacturing and distributing a complete line of original automotive equipment replacement climate control products. In addition to Four Seasons, SMP’s Maxair division is housed in the Grapevine facility. Our Maxair division designs and manufactures numerous automotive HVAC components including multi-flow condensers, plate fin evaporators, and serpentine evaporators for the OEM and aftermarket industry. Maxair also manufactures and distributes washer pumps, window lift motors, window regulators, window switches, and door lock actuators under the ACi brand name and operates with TS16949.