Standard Motor Products, Inc. is a leading independent manufacturer of automotive products for distribution to the original equipment and original equipment service markets as well as traditional and non-traditional channels. Our numerous facilities are located throughout North America, Europe and Asia. These facilities total more than two million square feet and employ approximately 4,000 people.
Modern plants with state-of-the-art equipment and a commitment to quality and consistency are all part of our manufacturing vision at SMP. Plants that are environmentally controlled to assure consistency in machining and reduce the harmful effects of humidity are the norm. You'll find SMP facilities equipped with specialized tooling created specifically to achieve the highest repeatable standards of quality. Certifications include IATF 16949, ISO 9001, ISO14001 certification of environmental management and where applicable ISO International specifications ISO3808/1, ISO3808/2, ISO6856 and European Legislation CEE/72-245.
IATF 16949 certification qualifies 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. IATF 16949 applies to the design, development, production and when relevant, installation and servicing of automotive-related products.
ISO 9001 is the globally implemented standard for providing assurance about the ability to satisfy quality requirements and to enhance customer satisfaction in supplier-customer relationships.
ISO 14001 is the certification for registration of environmental management systems. Standard Motor Products understands the need to minimize our impact on the environment and reduce waste for future generations and all facilities have vigilant initiatives to conserve and recycle, while many already are certified ISO 14001.