KBE+ Provides Consulting Service with Chinese Automotive Manufacturer

February 8, 2007—KBE+ Inc. recently was awarded a contract with Nanjing Automobile (Group) Corp., located in Nanjing, China.

According to the company's press release, Nanjing Automobile is a state-owned automaker that produces 200,000 vehicles annually, including the Rover, MG, Austin, Morris, and Soyat car brands.

As part of a SAE-ARi (Automotive Resources Institute) initiative, KBE+ will assess the product-testing capabilities of the Nanjing factory and provide recommendations for improving equipment and production processes, with the aim of achieving a 100% increase in fiscal performance by the close of 2007. In addition, KBE+ consultants will develop a cross-training program for all test facility employees and laboratory personnel to foster efficiency and cooperation throughout the workforce.

Based in Camillus, NY, KBE+ is an engineering consulting firm that specializes in mechanical power transmission, gear design and analysis, and powertrain design and application. The company also provides professional development seminars targeted toward the automotive industry's design, production, and marketing employees.