Yazaki names PTI Engineered Plastics Green Supplier of the Year

June 9, 2016 -- Top automotive supplier Yazaki named PTI Engineered Plastics Green Supplier of the Year at its annual awards ceremony, Tuesday, June 7, honoring them with the Routing Commodity award. PTI Engineered Plastic was chosen from Yazaki’s top 84 suppliers in North and Central America.

“Yazaki places a very high value on our strategic partners and suppliers and their shared commitment to the environment,” said Ken Pichla, Vice President, Strategic Purchasing. “Together we can affect significant change for a greener tomorrow.”

PTI was chosen for their environmental preservation efforts that they have incorporated into their manufacturing processes and facility. Their environmental programs and future initiatives demonstrate a commitment to the environment.

PTI Engineered Plastics, Kurt Nerva, President stated “We are honored to receive the Green Supplier Award, in the Routing Commodity category from Yazaki. We will continue to be responsible and committed to environmental management.”

Held on June 7, 2016, to honor World Environmental Day, the Yazaki Green Supplier of the Year program recognizes suppliers who have made significant contributions to the preservation of the environment through their manufacturing, production, and delivery processes and have exceeded others in their effort to reduce their impact on the environment. Yazaki established this program in 2007 as the benchmark for all Yazaki companies and affiliates throughout North and Central America.

Yazaki’s commitment to the environment spans the globe as the Company’s global business segments all aim to support safe and eco-friendly practices. Aside from automotive products, Yazaki produces equipment that support the efficient use of electricity, gas, solar heat, and other energy sources, as well as environmentally-friendly air-conditioning units and additional products and services aimed at reducing environmental impact to local communities.

About Yazaki
Yazaki Corporation is a global leader in the research, development, and delivery of vehicle power, data, and display for automotive applications. Yazaki produces wire harnesses, power distribution and control products, connectors, driver information displays, hybrid and electric vehicle products, and sensors. Worldwide, the company employs 279,800 people in 45 countries. Yazaki has been committed to the preservation of the environment for 75 years. The company continues this commitment today through the development of advanced electric components for hybrid electric vehicles, the promotion of recycling, and the efficient use of resources. For more information about Yazaki and its vision for a greener tomorrow, log onto www.yazaki-na.com.

About World Environmental Day
World Environment Day is an annual event conducted by the United Nations Environment Program aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round but climax on June 5 every year, involving everyone from everywhere. World Environment Day celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action. For more information visit their website at http://www.unep.org/.

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