Firestone's Brazil plant earns certification

Firestone Industrial Products Company LLC's air spring manufacturing plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has earned ISO/TS 16949 certification.

ISO/TS 16949 is a technical specification, created by the International Automotive Task Force, to align quality system standards for automotive products worldwide. To achieve certification, the plant developed a comprehensive quality management system, specific to automotive suppliers, that underwent an independent audit.

The Brazil manufacturing plant is the third Firestone Industrial Products facility to earn TS certification. The company's Williamsburg KY and Wolsztyn, Poland, facilities also have achieved the international certification.

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