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SP Announces 5 New Member Companies That Include: Albemarle Corporation, BAE Industries, EDSS, GDC Inc. and Haley & Aldrich

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WASHINGTON--May 17, 2011: The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) today announced that five companies have joined the organization: Albemarle Corporation, BAE Industries, Inc., Energy Design Service System, Inc. (EDSS), GDC Inc. and Haley & Aldrich, Inc.

SP is an innovative collaboration of leading automobile original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  SP Work Groups address issues that improve the environment while providing value throughout the automobile supply chain.  SP provides a forum for small, mid-sized and large automotive and vehicle suppliers to work together, learn from each other, and share technologies and environmental best practices.

SP Chair Randy Leslie, Vice President and General Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc., Automotive Experience, stated, "The Suppliers Partnership is pleased to welcome these new automotive suppliers into our organization. We look forward to working with these new members as we identify new and more environmentally efficient and creative ways to enhance the viability, competitiveness and sustainability of the automobile industry within the supply chain."

The new member companies' representative to the SP Board of Directors will be:

  • Albemarle Corporation: Susan Landry, Advocacy Advisor II
  • BAE Industries: Mark Doetsch, Vice President, Quality
  • EDSS: David Ely, President
  • GDC Inc.: Christopher Miller, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
  • Haley & Aldrich: James Little, Vice President

More information about SP can be found at Supplier Partnership .

The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) is an innovative collaboration between automobile manufacturers, their suppliers, and the U.S. EPA. SP's members include: 2V Industries, Inc., AGS Technology, Inc., Albemarle Corporation, ARCADIS, Arcalis Scientific, Asset Recovery & Management Group, LTD, Atwater Steel Trading Corporation, BAE Industries, Chemico Systems, Chrysler Group LLC, Crystal Filtration, DENSO International America, Inc., EDSS, EQ - The Environmental Quality Company, Federal-Mogul Corporation, For d Motor Company, FTS Technologies, Gage Products Company, Gayle Technologies, Inc., GDC Inc., General Motors Corporation, General Oil Company, Inc., Goodwill Association of Michigan, Green Tree Products and Technologies LLC, Haley & Aldrich, Heritage Interactive Services, Infiniti Environmental, Johnson Controls Inc., Lear Corporation, Mobile Fluid Recovery, Inc., MPS Group, Performance Environmental Services, Inc., Peter Feamster & Associates, Inc., Quaker Chemical, RTI Laboratories, Inc., Sustainable Research Group, TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc., US Industrial Technologies, VMX International, Inc., Work Force Network Inc.