Metaldyne’s Indiana operation has been recognized by Ford Motor Company with a World Excellence Award for production in clutch modules.  

The Ford World Excellence Awards are given to the company’s suppliers who exceed company expectations and achieve improved quality, delivery and total cost in 2014. Fifty-two awards were given in ten categories. 

Metaldyne’s Bluffton, Indiana has significantly increased capacity for six speed transmission clutch modules without any material quality issues, the company says.

Metaldyne manufactures, machines and assembles a variety of transmission products, including clutch modules, differential gears and assemblies, end cover assemblies, and aluminum valve bodies.

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