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Tier 1 supplier

What is a Tier 1 supplier? A Tier 1 supplier is a parts manufacturer that makes automotive parts for the car manufacturer based on specifications and quality testing protocols provided by the car maker. Tier 1 parts are installed at the car maker’s assembly plant and are designed to meet rigid Federal safety regulations. Parts supplied by Tier 1 suppliers are referred to as Original Equipment (OE) or Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) quality. What is a Tier 2 supplier? Tier 1 parts are often different than Tier 2 supplier parts … Read More


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