NORMA Group Receives Volvo Cars’ Quality Excellence AwardHustopece, Czech Republic, August 23, 2017 – NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, is honored as an outstanding supplier by Volvo Car Corporation. The Volvo Cars Quality Excellence (VQE) Award is presented to NORMA Group in the Czech Republic for excellent performance in the areas of quality, logistics, customer service and for other criteria.
“The award proves that, as a great team, we always work very hard to offer our customers first-class products and reliable service,” said Vladimir Smolka, Managing Director of NORMA Group in the Czech Republic. “We continually check whether our processes and production steps can be further improved and made leaner.”
NORMA Group in the Czech Republic has been supplying metal fixation straps among other products to Volvo Car Corporation since 2013. At the Hustopece plant, around 350 employees manufacture numerous joining products made of metal, such as hose clamps, heavy duty clamps (GBS) and pipe retaining clips (RSGU). Besides the plant in the Czech Republic, other NORMA Group plants in Germany, Poland, Sweden, Serbia and other places manufacture products for Volvo.
In April 2017, the NORMA Group site in Poland was also awarded the VQE Award. The Award has been recognizing suppliers with excellent performance in several areas since 2012. These areas include, among others, product quality, production processes, delivery reliability and continuous improvement. Defects and customer complaints cannot have occurred during the period under review.