VW Quality Capable and Best Quality Performance AwardsDecember 2017
Pune Operations was awarded for achieving an “A” rating and affirmed “Quality Capable” for supplying products to VW after receiving a 90% on the VDA 6.3 Process and Product Audit. The site was also acknowledged for “Best Quality Performance” for maintaining zero PPM in FY 2016 and 2017 for VW sites in India, Brazil and Russia.
Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness®December 2017
Inteva Products was named one of the 2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness® companies in the U.S. This award is presented to companies that demonstrate their commitment to employee wellness and a healthy work environment. Inteva was one of 76 businesses, and one of very few automotive suppliers, that were honored with this national recognition.
SPE Automotive Division Hall of FameNovember 2017
Inteva was named to the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Hall of Fame for the thermoplastic polylefin (TPO) skin first used on the 2000 Pontiac Bonneville. Inteva accepted the recognition along with its customer, General Motors, at the SPE's 47th annual Automotive Innovatiion Awards Competition & Gala.
Staffmark Safety Committee AwardNovember 2017
Inteva Vandalia Technical Center (VTC) was awarded with a safety award from the temporary staffing agency, Staffmark. The recognition was given to Inteva for demonstrating excellent safety programs and continuously working to improve the safety and communication. VTC was selected as a winner from numerous nominations Staffmark received from its eight Dayton, Ohio locations.
Employer of the YearOctober 2017
Inteva Gadsden Operations was named Employer of the Year by Darden Rehabilitation. Gadsden Operations was acknowledged for its ongoing commitment to Darden Rehabilitation. Since 2011, employees from Gadsden have been working side by side with the organization to help assist people with disabilities find, obtain, and secure competitive employment.
The Best and Brightest in WellnessSeptember 2017
Inteva received the 2017 Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness® award for our commitment to employee wellness and success in maintaining a healthy environment and culture. Inteva was one of 74 businesses– and the only automotive tier-one supplier – honored with the recognition.
Best PlantsSeptember 2017
Inteva was selected as a finalist in the 2017 IndustryWeek Best Plants awards competition. Inteva was one of 19 finalists. The IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards program annually recognizes North American plants that demonstrate manufacturing excellence. A panel of Industry Week editors and outside experts ranked applicants in such areas as quality, customer and supplier relations, employee involvement, productivity, cost containment, manufacturing flexibility, inventory management, safety performance and market results.
India Altair Technology ConferenceJuly 2017
Team members from Inteva’s India Technical Center placed third for the paper, “Optimization Studies of an Automotive Latch Actuator Housing Using OptiStruct,” at the 2017 India Altair Technology Conference. The paper was one of the 26 submissions in the Optimization Component/ Subsystem category. The paper presented how topology optimization could be applied on the hard stops of actuator housing against a typical abuse torque
Entrepreneur of the YearJune 2017
Our CEO, President and Founder Lon Offenbacher was named a 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year in Automotive & Technology for the Michigan and Northern Ohio Region. The annual Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur of the Year award honors entrepreneurs who excel in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their business and communities.
CORP! Economic Bright SpotJune 2017
Inteva was named one of Corp! Magazine's 2017 Michigan Economic Bright Spots. Winners were selected based on recent growth as well as their economic impact in Michigan. Inteva was recognized in the large business category for its continued expansion and creation of new jobs filled with Michigan talent.
CLEPA Innovation AwardsJune 2017
Inteva received an international innovation award for our structurally integrated large panoramic sliding roof for our customer, Daimler. The 2017 CLEPA Innovation Awards, organized in cooperation with Deloitte, celebrate automotive excellence in the categories of Environment, Safety, Connectivity & Automation and Cooperation.
Best Employers in OhioMay 2017
Inteva was selected as one of the 2017 Best Employers in Ohio. The annual list was created by the Ohio SHRM State Council. The statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify recognize and honor the companies in Ohio that best benefit the state's economy, workforce and businesses.
Jaime Bermúdez Cuarón MedalFebruary 2017
Inteva Mexico Technical Center (MTC) in Juarez was awarded the Jaime Bermúdez Cuarón Medal by AMAC-Juarez (The Association of the Maquila Industry). The medal, named after a local leader and pioneer of the manufacturing industry in Mexico, is awarded to organizations involved in social causes. MTC employees helped the ‘Casa Hogar Mi Esperanza,’ a center that provides food, shelter and assistance to adults over the age of 65 who have been rescued from the streets. The Inteva team collected and donated food, clothing, blankets and other basic necessities and volunteered their time.
Alabama Manufacturer of the YearMay 2016
Inteva Products Gadsden was named a 2016 Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Finalist. This program honors the companies that bring uncompromising excellence to Alabama manufacturing. These awards recognize the state’s top manufacturers for their accomplishments. Applicants are judged on financial growth, workforce enhancement, market and manufacturing leadership and leadership development. Awards are presented in three categories based on employee size and revenues. Inteva Products Gadsden competed in the large manufacturer category.
Dayton Healthiest EmployerMay 2016
This program recognizes organizations that create and implement outstanding health and wellness programs. All nominees were evaluated using six core areas of workplace wellness including culture and leadership commitment; foundational components; strategic planning; communication and marketing; programming and interventions; and reporting and analysis. Inteva's wellness program, Wellness 4 Life, is aimed at educating employees on the personal and company benefits of living healthy lives, improving the well- being of employees and their families, and creating a healthy worksite culture. In Vandalia, an employee-driven wellness committee organized activities such as regular walks during the lunch hour to promote a culture of health.
CLEPA InnovationMarch 2016
Inteva Products received top honors for collaboration with customer General Motors in the 2016 CLEPA Innovation Awards program. The CLEPA Innovation award recognizes the innovation capabilities of European automotive suppliers for technologies, products or business models and cooperation. For 2016, CLEPA received more than 75 applications, and Inteva Products was recognized for the all-Olefin, Soft-Skin, Stitched Full Instrument Panel System.
SAIC-GM Excellent Supplier Award & Electronic Management Effective Advance AwardFebruary 2016
Inteva Waigaoqiao Operations was honored by SAIC-GM as 2016 Excellent Supplier at the annual Supplier Conference in Wuhan, China. They also received the ‘Electronic Management Effective Advance Award.’ This award honors suppliers for efforts in quality control and product tractability.
Inteva Products Named 2016 Best Employers OhioFebruary 2016
Inteva Products has been selected as one of the 2016 Best Employers in Ohio for its Vandalia site. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Ohio, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The annual list of the Best Employers in Ohio was created by the Ohio SHRM State Council and Best Companies Group. Inteva Products is one of 39 companies to be recognized on the list this year.
FAW-VW Awards SAMAP Chengdu with Quality Stability AwardDecember 2015
On December 18, FAW-VW Chengdu held its annual conference and awarded SAMAP Chengdu with the Quality Stability honor for its excellent quality control in 2015. FAW-VW is a joint venture between FAW Group and Volkswagen Group which manufactures Audi and Volkswagen marque passenger cars for sale in China. Inteva currently supplies FAW-VW with Door Modules for the Volkswagen Magotan and Roof Systems for the Audi Q5.