Norma Group’s China plant bags Jaguar Land Rover Quality award

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 01 Aug 2019


The Norma Group, a global leader in engineered joining technology, has bagged the Jaguar Land Rover Quality (JLRQ) Award for its excellent supplier performance. The Norma Group plant in Qingdao, China, has won the JLRQ Award as recognition for its consistently high quality and reliability regarding products, processes and project management.

“Thanks to our dedicated localisation efforts, we are close to our customers and can meet specific market requirements and quality standards,” said Dr. Michael Schneider, member of the Management Board of Norma Group. “We are proud to be honored by the premium vehicle manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover. The award motivates us to keep up our high quality standards and to continuously improve further.”

First row, from left to right: Jason Yang, Bruno Shi (General Manager China of Norma Group); Pitwee Yeoh (VP -  Operations and Supply Chain Management APAC of Norma Group); Didier Keskas (President APAC of Norma Group), Scott Emery; Tim Foster (STA Senior Manager of JLR), Belinda Yang (Engine STA of JLR), and William Ran (China Quality Director of NORMA Group).

The JLRQ award ceremony was held at the Qingdao plant in China. Scott Emery, executive vice-president – Purchasing China and Asia Pacific of Jaguar Land Rover, handed over the award. In his speech, he emphasised Norma Group’s consistently high quality, outstanding product and process development, excellent project management and on-time deliveries.

Since 2018, the Norma Group in China has supplied Jaguar Land Rover with tank ventilation systems for emission control. With these systems, the Norma Group supports vehicle manufacturers to comply with current, strict emissions regulations. 

With the JLRQ Award, Jaguar Land Rover recognises suppliers who show excellent performance. The company assesses its suppliers in five key areas: capable systems for quality and environmental standards, ongoing performance, manufacturing site assessment, customer endorsements and continuous improvement.