Citation Earns Delphi Supplier Award

June 30, 2005
Butler, IN, division produces aluminum knuckles

Citation Corp.’s Butler (IN) Division has been listed as a 2005 Best Supplier in an annual series of presentations by Delphi Energy and Chassis Systems in Saginaw, MI.

Delphi Corp., of which Delphi Energy and Chassis Systems is a business unit, is a top supplier of transportation components and systems.

Citation’s Butler Div. supplies permanent molded aluminum-cast knuckles to Delphi’s Saginaw Plant No.3 for the rear suspension systems it builds for General Motors’ of mid-size cars. Butler began producing this "safety-critical" casting in 2002. Citation also supplies the Saginaw operation with planet plates for air conditioning systems, differential brackets, lower control arms, rocker arms and valve bodies. Among its other customers are Enterprise Automotive, Hydro Aluminum, Linamar, Stanadyne and TRW.

Each year Delphi awards its suppliers of products or services for their commitment to customer service. Delphi described Citation as "very responsive to our needs, proactively communicating issues as well as having a continuous improvement focus."