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Arlington, TX, United States, 2006/11/17 - CI Shurlok awarded Q1 Accreditation from Ford Motor Company and named Leader in Innovation by Technology Top 100 - CI.co.za.
Recently, Ford Motor Company awarded Control Instruments Shurlok, a subsidiary of Control Instruments Group Limited, the parent company of Tripmaster Corporation, the Ford Q1 accreditation - the highest possible level of recognition by Ford Motor Company. The achievement is based on delivered quality levels and business processes. The Q1 accreditation is a requirement to supply Ford Motor Company internationally and allows CI Shurlok to continue its drive into the international market.
Also, at the Technology Top 100 awards ceremony November 16, CI Shurlok won the category “LEADER IN INNOVATION”.
The Technology Top 100 Awards (16 years old this year) are supported by government and the private sector and have the official mandate of the Department of Science and Technology. By entering, businesses receive recognition for their innovations and have the opportunity to measure their activities against those of their peers, and receive expert and independent appreciation for their use and development of technology.
According to the adjudicators, “Control Instruments Shurlok is a valuable case study of a South African enterprise that has emerged as a world leader in its market segment, with significant overseas income and the recognition of South African talent.”
Finalists in the category were Truteq Wireless, Trispen Technologies and UEC Technologies.
Control Instruments Group Limited
Control Instruments develops, manufactures and distributes products and services into niche sectors of the worldwide automotive industry. Its activities are focussed on fleet management systems; high quality, branded aftermarket products; and technical components used by the original equipment vehicle manufacturers (OEMs).
The Group’s overall aim is to globalise its operations in its selected areas in order to maximise its growth opportunities.
The Group has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1987, trading under the share code “CNL”. It employs approximately 1650 people.