Centrum B wins prestigious quality award

2016-05-31 Centrum B, part of the Lesjöfors Group, has been awarded with the Kiekert Quality Award 2015 “KieCup” as the best supplier in Europe by Kiekert AG, the technology leader in automotive closure system technology. The award was received at a ceremony during the annual “Kiekert European Suppliers’ Day” on May 20th.

Vladimír Podmajerský – project manager Centrum B
Tomáš Zajíček – manager purchasing Kiekert CS
Marcela Valúšková -manager sales and purchasing Centrum B
Katarína Caltíková- sales manager Centrum B

Kiekert supplies the leading vehicle makers worldwide with its innovative closure system technology. Every third car worldwide has closure systems based on a Kiekert design. “Premium quality and absolute reliability at best landed costs are the bases of maximum comfort and safety for Kiekert. Therefore Kiekert works only with suppliers and partners, who meet the high Kiekert quality requirements and the Slovakian Lesjöfors company Centrum B is an approved global supplier to Kiekert”, says Kiekert CEO Dr. Karl Krause.

At the annual “Kiekert European Suppliers’ Day” Kiekert also holds a competition, where suppliers’ achievements in different criteria are evaluated. In earlier competitions Centrum B has placed itself top three but this year they went all the way as winners with 99,26 percent accurate deliveries in the evaluation.

“We are very proud to receive this honorable award and we see this as recognition of a great cooperation. It’s naturally also pleasing to see that we almost reach the magic 100 percent mark in accurate deliveries. It shows that our committed work with quality and delivery performance has paid off” says Ján Maèuha, MD of Centrum B.

About Centrum B
Centrum B is situated in Slovakia and specializes in the production of cold coiled springs. The production program includes wire form parts, compression springs and torsion springs as well as springs from strip steel. The company B is certified and meets the requirements of the Quality Management System ISO TS 16 949 and Environmental Management System of ISO 14 001.


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