The General Rewards Espar for High Quality

HEATED COMPETITION: Presenting the award were Grace D. Lieblein, Beverly Gaski, and Sheri E. Hickok. Accepting on behalf of Espar were Operations Manager Ioan Albu and Quality Manager Ashu Aggarwal


TROY, MI – – Espar Climate Control Systems was a recipient of the prestigious General Motors Supplier Quality of Excellence Award. 

The ceremony took place on Oct.1  at the Detroit Marriott in Troy, Michigan and marks the second year GM has hosted the Supplier-Quality awards.

According to a statement from Espar’s Vice President Marketing and Communications  John Dennehy, only top-performing suppliers who are compliant and meet the quality-performance criteria and provide cross-functional support to GM are chosen for this award.

“General Motors is a corporation that strives for excellence and their goal is to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles. Product quality, obviously, impacts their success and through their diligence and perseverance GM earned the top spot in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study”

Espar offers a HYDRONIC D5 Z heater assembly along with two fuel-pump assemblies on select service parts to GM.

Espar manufactures fuel-operated heaters with sealed combustion chambers known for reducing fuel costs and green-house gas emissions.

They are designed for mobile applications such as truck, bus, off-highway, marine and automotive; the systems utilize 12 or 24-volt battery systems and gasoline or diesel.

Espar Air heaters use forced air as a heating medium while the Espar coolant heaters circulate the engine coolant to transfer heat.

Espar also manufactures rooftop-mounted A/C systems for the motor-coach, transit, and school-bus markets as well as IMobile Flex Cool Freezer containers.

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