Top automotive supplier Yazaki recognized Specialty Screw Corporation with an Environmental, Health & Safety Supplier Award at its annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 6, Specialty Screw Corporation was chosen from Yazaki’s top 97 suppliers in North and Central America.
“Yazaki places a very high value on our strategic partners and suppliers and their shared commitment to the environment,” said Ken Pichla, Head of Purchasing at Yazaki North America, Inc. “Together we can affect significant change for a greener tomorrow.”
Specialty Screw Corporation provides special cold headed parts primarily to the automotive industry utilizing quick response manufacturing for their customers. Their dedication to process control and improvement while maximizing efficiencies results in cost savings, reduced lead times, and maximized production to their customers.
Specialty Screw Corporation works hard to establish a greener tomorrow, by always going back to their core values of Culture, Ethics, Respect, Community, and Sustainability. Specialty Screw Corporation has been able to use Solar Panels; HVAC Improvements; updated LED lighting; and updated equipment to conserve energy. They have made changes to reduce their oil and water usage. Wellness programs are a big part of how Specialty Screw Corporation is promoting a healthy work life balance for its employees. Offering free chair massages and onsite flu shots to promote health along with lunch and learn seminars.
“Our environmental policy is to strive for continuous improvements on environmental initiatives, such as minimized solid landfill waste, preventing pollution, and conserving natural resources,” says owner and CEO Russell Johansson.
Held to honor World Environmental Day, the Yazaki Environmental, Health & Safety Supplier Award program recognizes suppliers who have made significant contributions to the preservation of the environment through their manufacturing, production, and delivery processes and have exceeded others in their effort to reduce their impact on the environment. Yazaki established this program in 2007 as the benchmark for all Yazaki companies and affiliates throughout North and Central America.
Yazaki’s commitment to the environment spans the globe as the Company’s global business segments all aim to support safe and eco-friendly practices. Aside from automotive products, Yazaki produces equipment that support the efficient use of electricity, gas, solar heat, and other energy sources, as well as environmentally-friendly air-conditioning units and additional products and services aimed at reducing environmental impact to local communities.
Yazaki Corporation is a global leader in the research, development, and delivery of vehicle power, data, and display for automotive applications. Yazaki produces wire harnesses, power distribution and control products, connectors, driver information displays, hybrid and electric vehicle products, and sensors. Worldwide, the company employs nearly 290,000 people in more than 45 countries. Yazaki has been committed to the preservation of the environment for 75 years. The company continues this commitment today through the development of advanced electric components for hybrid electric vehicles, the promotion of recycling, and the efficient use of resources. For more information about Yazaki, visit http://www.yazaki-na.com/
About World Environmental Day
World Environment Day is an annual event conducted by the United Nations Environment Program aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round but culminates on June 5 every year, involving everyone from everywhere. World Environment Day celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the UN encourages worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action. For more information visit their website at http://www.unep.org/