C&U Americas earns 2020 Whirlpool Supplier Quality Award

Award recognizes C&U’s excellent commitment and support in challenging times.

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C&U Americas, LLC, the North American subsidiary of the C&U Group, one of the world’s top eight bearing manufacturers and China’s largest bearing producer, has received the 2020 Supplier Quality Award from the Whirlpool Corporation. C&U Americas was recognized for consistent delivery to all regions, while helping Whirlpool build demand.

C&U Americas offers a full line of bearing types and styles for use in original equipment manufacturing, aftermarket replacement, and MRO operations.

The award was presented by Liz Door, Whirlpool Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, who noted that C&U successfully partnered with Whirlpool engineering and purchasing to offer complex reduction and proactively modified their internal supply chain structure to prevent any fluctuation of delivery to Whirlpool. C&U continued to deliver the same level of quality across all regions in support of all Whirlpool’s products.

The award was presented virtually to Jason Stocker, President of C&U Americas, who stated, “C&U Americas is very proud to receive this award from Whirlpool in recognition of the tremendous work our team has done under extraordinary circumstances. We look forward to continuing our strategic partnership and providing excellence in quality and service to Whirlpool.”


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. More information is available at whirlpoolcorp.com.

C&U Americas offers a full line of bearing types and styles for use in original equipment manufacturing, aftermarket replacement, and MRO operations. The C&U portfolio includes over 30,000 types of bearings in a wide range of specifications and sizes ranging from 1.5mm ID to 4000mm OD.

As China’s largest bearing producer and one of the world’s top 10 bearing manufacturers, C&U utilizes the formidable production capabilities of its eight bearing manufacturing centers to reach a daily production capacity of 4 million units.

C&U Bearings are precision made in advanced manufacturing facilities that are independently certified for ISO9001 Quality Management System, QS9000/VDA6.1 Quality Management System, ISO14001 Environmental Management System and IATF16949: Quality Management Systems.

From its North American headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan, C&U Americas is able to offer its North American customers exceptional value along with complete application engineering and customer service support.


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