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General Motors Awards ASI DataMyte With Quality Award

Published: Sunday, August 8, 2004 - 21:00

ASI DataMyte was recently awarded a “People Make Quality Happen” award by General Motors.

The manufacturer received the award for its 501 Fit Gate program, implemented to check gap and flush and vehicle body panels during final assembly. The program replaced an inefficient “carrot stick” method of measuring gap and flush, which increased quality and decreased defective shipments.

ASI DataMyte was one of 10 companies selected from 1,000 entries to win the award.

The award is the culmination of the United Auto Workers and GM’s joint quality network, and is administered annually.

For more information, visit General Motors online.

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