Burke Porter Receives AAM 2013 Supplier of the Year Award
Grand Rapids, MI (June 26, 2013) – Burke Porter Machinery, Inc. (“BEP”) received the 2013 Supplier of the Year Award from American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings,
Inc. The presentation was made at the 2013 Supplier Day, which was held at the AAM World Headquarters in Detroit, MI.
The award recognizes the achievements of BEP’s global team in the areas of performance, delivery, and quality for the NVH Axle Testers. These testers were delivered
for the K2XX, DSDJ, and CUSW programs which were high profile programs with aggressive timing.
“Receiving this prestigious award from AAM is especially gratifying for us” said Ralph Palmer, BEP Managing Director for the Americas. The company acquired a powertrain
company in 2010 (www.testrigs.com) and our team has been working very diligently to integrate the technology across our facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.
This award is a result of our teams hard work and dedication so it is with great pride I accepted this on their behalf.
AAM (www.aam.com) is a global leader in the manufacture, engineering, validation and design of driveline systems, chassis systems and forged products for trucks,
buses, sport utility vehicles and passenger cars. It has more than 30 locations in 13 countries and employs more than 10,000 associates globally.
BEP (www.bepco.com) is a world-class supplier of turnkey dynamometer systems, end of line production test systems, automated tire line test systems,
powertrain test systems, and system software. The company has offices in locations worldwide and maintains a best-in-class 24-hour hotline for service and assistance. Since beginning in 1953, the company has engineered, manufactured, and installed thousands of systems all over the world.