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Celebrating 40 Years of Manufacturing Excellence


December 2016

CAFE Standards with Smaller Engines


Fuel efficiency standards drive much of the design modifications for car manufacturers.  Fuel economy can be achieved through material selection and system modifications.  Automotive suppliers have opted for smaller engines as a part of the overall effort to meet CAFÉ fuel efficiency standards. Continue reading “CAFE Standards with Smaller Engines”


Big Year for Innovation Centers


Innovation has been a focal point for major automotive brands.  Major automotive brands have announced the opening of several innovation centers.  These innovation centers have been constructed specifically for the purpose of creating groundbreaking technologies to answer tomorrow’s challenges.  Here are some of the major innovation centers that have opened their doors in recent years.

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Quality As a Culture


Quality is something all companies strive to achieve in their manufacturing processes.  A solid LEAN program is essential in creating a culture centered on quality.  At Dixien, we actively promote a LEAN-conscious culture on all levels.  Our commitment to LEAN will advance our goal of producing quality plastic and metal parts with zero defects.

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