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  • Meeting directives, such as ELV REACh and RoHS continues to be essential requirements. QPS delivers on all of these needs. QPS complies with the conditions set forth in the ISO 9001: 2015.


    QPS helps automotive engineers to specify the right products in a sustainable world. The steady evolution of the program has enabled many global OEM’s to specify ever-higher performance standards and represents:

    • Approved applicators: Applying these products to a common audited standard ensures the same coating performance throughout the applicator base.
    • High performance: Exceeding the high demands for corrosion resistance and exceptionally consistent torque and tension characteristics.
    • Global consistency: Wherever ZinKlad, DecoKlad or XMAPP standards are applied, applicators know they are using the same high-performance products.

    What do we do?

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    We supply and develop QPS standards that meet and exceed OEM specifications. We validate applicators processes by conducting audits, carrying out inspections and testing the production output to make sure they meet pre-defined QPS standards and agreed technical requirements.

    We monitor and report results on a global scale to be able to service and continuously improve performance. 

    Why do we do what we do?

    We believe that we are able to assure a global consistent performance at a local level meeting the global OEM requirements with a select number of world class applicators.

    How do we do what we do?

    ESI Automotive has developed a unique Quality Performance System called QPS that tackles the challenges for high-performance automotive coatings. OEM’s can be confident that the same coatings and consistent performance are available worldwide.

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Oct 1, 2020

SMTA “Members of Distinction” Award winner

ESI Automotive would like to congratulate Lenora Clark, Director Autonomous Driving and Safety Technology, on receiving the ‘SMTA Member of Technical Distinction award.’ Lenora has done exemplary work making significant and continuing technical contributions to the Surface Mount Technology Association.
Commenting her nomination, Lenora said: “I have always considered SMTA International to be the top technical conference in our industry. To win this particular award from this group is a great honor for me.  I look forward to continuing my commitment to the SMTA organization and their goals.”

In her role, Lenora leads the team in understanding all systems involved in advanced safety on the path to full autonomy. She seeks to understand industry challenges associated to this endeavor. Further, Lenora works closely with fabricators, Tier 1s and OEMs to understand the needs of the entire supply chain to achieve faster, more reliable solutions. She works in all aspects of electronics uniting circuitry, semiconductor and assembly solutions for a holistic approach that the automotive market needs, especially for advanced driving assistance to reach next level autonomy. 

Lenora has worked for the company for more than two decades and has published technical papers in many industry technical conferences. After graduating from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Lenora also received her Master’s Degree in Chemistry.

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