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Stanley Engineered Fastening Receives General Motors Quality Award

Not once, not twice, but 3 times

Stanley Engineered Fastening Receives General Motors Quality AwardDanbury, CT (December 2, 2014). 2014 was yet another banner year for STANLEY Engineered Fastening – with 3 separate General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Awards. Three years ago, GM initiated a program to reward their suppliers for providing the highest levels of quality performance over the past 12 months. Both POP® and Gripco® have received this award three years running and Dodge® for the last two years.

These globally recognized brands are used extensively throughout GM automobiles including automotive body, automotive exterior trim, automotive interiors, power train and chassis. 


  • Dodge® Brand Inserts – Threaded inserts & compression limiters used in plastic assemblies 
  • POP® Brand Rivets – Blind fasteners used to assemble different types of metals and plastics
  • Gripco® Brand Nuts and Assemblies – Internally threaded fasteners used to hold critical joints


“These suppliers have demonstrated their commitment to quality excellence and their outstanding performance is essential to GM’s efforts to provide its customers with the best products and services in the industry,” said Sheri Hickok, GM executive director Supplier Quality. 

“Inside and out, automobiles of all styles and purpose benefit from high-performance fastener and assembly solutions from STANLEY Engineered Fastening. These well known brands have been effectively used throughout GM vehicles for decades” says David Calkins, Dodge Product Manager.

Awards were presented to a proud group of Quality Managers including Rob Bingham (Dodge®), Cindy Uher (POP®) and Kyle Roe (Gripco®).

Photo - From left: Kyle Roe, STANLEY Engineered Fastening/Gripco Quality Manager; Randall Pappal, GM Executive Director; Cindy Uher, STANLEY Engineered Fastening /POP Quality Manager; Sheri Hickock, GM Executive Director, Charles Stumb; STANLEY Engineered Fastening Business Unit Director; Robert Bingham, STANLEY Engineered Fastening /Dodge Quality Manager; Syed Farhatullah, STANLEY Engineered Fastening Vice President Global Quality