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Epic Equipment Wins Second AAM Award for Excellence

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Detroit, Michigan – June 22, 2017– Epic Equipment & Engineering, a member of Burke Porter Group (BPG), recently received an award for excellence from American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM). Epic Equipment is a vertically integrated supplier of custom solutions for automotive powertrain products.

AAM, a designer and manufacturer of driveline, metal forming, powertrain and casting technologies, presented Supplier Excellence Awards to Epic Equipment and two other key supplier partners at its 23rd Annual Supplier Day (2017). The three companies were honored for their contributions to helping AAM achieve its overall business objectives while providing customers with the latest driveline and powertrain innovations.

Epic Equipment provides turnkey intelligent assembly automation and test systems, all designed, built, and programmed in-house, and installed by Epic personnel.

“Epic Equipment & Engineering… [is] committed to innovative ideas that resulted in products or services that exceeded AAM requirements, provided flawless customer support and demonstrated a focus on competitive costs,” said Jake Stiteler, executive director, Global Procurement for AAM. “These supplier partners are integral to our mission of Delivering POWER. It is a win for our suppliers, a win for AAM and a win for our customers.”

A two-time award recipient from AAM, Epic Equipment has expanded its capabilities from fabricating assembly lines to now offer AAM NVH and balancing equipment. The company supports AAM on its global projects.

AAM has presented Supplier Excellence Awards to exceptional suppliers each year since 1994. A team of AAM associates from procurement, engineering, quality assurance, manufacturing and materials management selected this year's award winners based on AAM’s rating of its suppliers’ product quality, delivery, service, and technology leadership.

 

About Burke Porter Group:

The Burke Porter Group – a collective of machinery manufacturers – is dedicated to bringing customers the most intelligent and innovative solutions. Leading experts for over 60 years, our machines ensure the highest levels of quality in the global automotive, industrial, and energy markets in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Burke Porter Group’s global network provides unmatched supply and support to our customers across the world that has fueled a consistent, organic growth. We create machines that think. Burke Porter Group’s family of companies includes Universal Balancing, Cimat, Epic Equipment & Engineering, XL Machine Company, Burke E. Porter Machinery Company, Lismar, Korvis, and the Kleinknecht Group. For more information, please visit www.burkeportergroup.com.