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Vajra Rubber Products, a subsidiary of Core International Achieves Rare TS16949 Certification in India

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Vajra Rubber Products (P) Limited (“Vajra”), a subsidiary of Houston based Core International, LLC (“Core”), joined rare company in India this month when they earned a TS16949 Total Quality Management Systems certification (“TS16949”). Core and its subsidiaries provide engineered rubber components to a variety of heavy industrial original equipment manufacturers globally.

TS 16949 is the International Quality Management Standard specifically written by the Automotive Industry . It is an ISO technical specification aiming to the development of a quality management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. Subscribers to the standard include BMW, Caterpillar, Chrysler, Daimler, Peterbilt, Fiat, John Deere, Ford, General Motors, Continental Contiech, PSA, Hendrickson, Renault and Volkswagen.

“Core is excited about the TS16949 certification forof Vajra,” says Core CEO Cody W. Johnson. “We know Tthis creates a greater value proposition for our global client base throughand increasesd accountability and awareness throughout thean intelligent supply chain.”

Many heavy industrial original equipment manufacturers require their component manufacturers to have the TS16949 certification to bid on engineered value added components. This certification opens up several new doors for the company.

Vajra Rubber Products (P) Limited is located in the southwestern Indian State of Kerala in the midst of major natural rubber production. Core made its initial investment in Vajra in 2008 .