TROY, Mich.—Dayco Products L.L.C. has received the Best Plant Award from the PSA Group, the French manufacturer of automobiles sold and marketed under the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands.
The award, presented during PSA's annual Best Supplier Awards, recognizes the Dayco belt manufacturing plant in Manoppello, Italy, for its performance in manufacturing excellence according to PSA's quality standards.
It's the second consecutive year Dayco has won the award from PSA.
Dayco's Manoppello plant, which employs 200, produces timing belts and the company's first-to-market belt-in-oil system used in multiple applications, engines and industries. The factory makes the belts and systems for PSA's main diesel and gasoline engine platforms.
Opened in 1975 and purchased by Dayco in 1993, the facility is also home to Dayco's newest product, the electric power steering belt.