Great Lakes Trim Products

6183 South Railway Commons
Williamsburg, Michigan 49690




Top Ten Finalist
2007 Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce
Small Business of the Year


At Great Lakes Trim Inc., we believe that the timely delivery of quality components is key to our customer's success. We accomplish this by:

Program Management

  • Effective Quality Systems - ISO 9001:2000 Certified
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Gantt Chart for controlling program timing
  • In-depth APQP activities focus on problem prevention
  • Task management meetings from program inception to launch
  • Team meetings to update and to detect early quality warnings
  • 5 Phase or 8D to get program back on track
  • ISO systems for feedback to management
  • 5S program

Major Supplier Information

  • Suppliers identified through GLT supplier rating system
  • EDI Capable
  • Supplier PPAP's required and meet AIAG Guidelines.
  • Open issues identified and used in conjunction with APQP
  • Sub-suppliers are released manually via email/fax

Production Control & Logistics

  • ASN (Advance Shipping Notice) sent with every shipment
  • EDI
  • Shipping daily and weekly

Program Approach

  • Launch Readiness (APQP)
  • Quality Management Support
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Program Management
  • Engineering (Design Capability)
Great Lakes Trim Product