AUBURN HILLS, MI-The BorgWarner Turbo Systems facility in Asheville, NC, has been awarded its second bronze level certification from Caterpillar Inc. As part of Caterpillar's Supplier Quality Excellence Program (SQEP), the certification recognizes BorgWarner's commitment to providing exceptional service, quality and delivery performance.

Caterpillar's SQEP program involves a rigorous review of supplier processes. It attempts to expand on International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and Technical Specification (TS) requirements to drive a zero-defect mentality by collaborating with suppliers on process and product improvements. BorgWarner supplies turbochargers to Caterpillar for a wide range of engines used in agricultural, construction, mining, marine, industrial and on-highway applications.

BorgWarner Turbo Systems is a leading global supplier of turbochargers for diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger cars, light trucks and commercial vehicles. A pioneer in turbocharging technology, BorgWarner Turbo Systems continues to lead advancements in the industry with innovations designed to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and optimize vehicle performance.

Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications worldwide. The company operates manufacturing and technical facilities in 60 locations in 18 countries. Customers include VW/Audi, Ford, Toyota, Renault/Nissan, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Chrysler, Fiat, BMW, Honda, John Deere, PSA, and MAN.