Lansing, Michigan, June 27, 2016 – Eckhart, Inc. today announced that it has been selected to provide advanced manufacturing solutions and general assembly tooling for General Motor’s next generation Chevrolet Corvette vehicle program.
“We are extremely pleased that General Motors continues to recognize Eckhart’s premier design, engineering, assembly, and turn-key integration capabilities and selected us for this legendary program,” said Eckhart’s President and CEO, Andrew P. Storm. “Eckhart’s continued focus on product and process innovation is empowering our customers’ to build and assemble better products safer and faster. Our market leadership in the controls, robotics, and automation space continues to fuel unprecedented growth and market expansion for our company. Our team of American manufacturing professionals is dedicated to providing the largest industrial manufacturers in the world with exceptional products and services that enhance the quality of life.”
Eckhart has served a diverse base of industrial customers for over 40 years including automotive, commercial construction, defense, agriculture, home appliance, medical device, and consumer packaged goods. Dan Burseth, Vice President of Manufacturing Systems added, “Our dedicated workforce embraces science and technology to deliver superior solutions that add value to the life of our customers’ line. Their leadership and commitment to deliver cost optimal solutions to customers enhances Eckhart’s ability to invest in science and technology that differentiates Eckhart in a very competitive market space. We are all excited to be part of an iconic American sports car program.”
Founded in 1974 and based in Lansing, Michigan, Eckhart is an established market leader in the design and manufacturing of specialized ergonomic tools and solutions to global manufacturing companies. Eckhart offers a range of custom-engineered lift assists, torque reaction devices, robotics, automated/semi-automated work cells, and quality process control equipment like FlexCheck™ that improve workplace safety, increase manufacturing productivity and enhance product quality. The company serves an established and loyal, blue-chip customer base of leading automotive and industrial original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”), including GM, Ford, Tesla, FCA Chrysler Group, John Deere, Bradford White and Caterpillar. For additional information, please visit www.eckhartusa.com.