The ECS Shanghai Control System Co., Ltd. has been awarded the Q1 certificade from the Ford Motor Company. This is the highest possible quality award given by Ford since 1981 to its suppliers.
Quality system Q1 - Quality First - was introduced to ensure a worldwide uniform standard of production and quality in component manufacturer.
Ford has extended these international quality standards (DIN ISO TS 16949) to customer satisfaction, transport quality, delivery, materials management and engineering support. This Q1 status is a prerequisite to become a system supplier to Ford.
Since April 1, 2014, the German subsidiaries KÜSTER ADS GmbH, KÜSTER ACS GmbH and W.H. Küster GmbH & Co. KG as well as ECS Deutschland GmbH upcoming are operating under this new company name.
By this new business organisation we intend to continue optimising the existing cooperation between our subsidiaries, thus taking account of the constantly rising global demands. It is our aim to remain an economically and technically reliable partner for our customers and we want to contribute to their and our business success with top product quality and competence.
In order to implement market acceptance and technical competence even more quickly, the long-standing partners KÜSTER Holding GmbH and DGS Druckguss Systeme AG have agreed to focus more on their original product range.
For this reason KÜSTER Holding GmbH has taken over the shares of Engineered Control Systems AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland, held by DGS Druckguss Systeme AG with effect from January 1, 2013.
Both partners are willing to continue their tight cooperation in the spirit of mutual trust and for the benefit of their customers.