We Believe in .

We believe in the Possibility of the Impossible.

DURA Automotive Systems, a Lynn Tilton company, is a global automotive supplier specializing in the design, engineering and manufacturing of solutions that drive the evolution of mobility. With a legacy comprising more than 100 years of inspired invention, the company is recognized by leading vehicle manufacturers as the preferred supplier partner for innovative, highly integrated, mechatronic systems, and lightweight solutions.

The company’s products include mechatronic control systems, including shift-by-wire systems; electronic systems, including actuators and Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS); lightweight structural body systems, including multi-material closures; and exterior systems, including power window systems and electronic-infused exterior trim.

Our strategic technology roadmap defines a winning strategy with investments in five pillars of technological evolution:

  1. Lightweighting
  2. Design aesthetics
  3. Amalgamated mechatronics
  4. Advanced mobility & active safety
  5. HMI and infotainment fusion
Driven by Excellence, Guided by LEADERSHIP

Purpose, Vision & Values

Innovation Driven by Inspiration

Purpose


DURA is inspired to play a significant role in the evolution of mobility. As vehicles transform to lightweight and electric architectures, our focus on disruptive technologies will enable superior performance and value creation.



Vision

DURA is recognized by leading vehicle manufacturers as the preferred supplier partner for innovative, highly-integrated, mechatronic systems and lightweight solutions.



Values


Customer Focus

Total Quality

Integrity

Accountability


Perseverance

Teamwork

Agility

Innovative Thinking


Values


Customer Focus

Total Quality

Integrity

Accountability

Perseverance

Teamwork

Agility

Innovative Thinking

Quality & Operational Excellence

DOS 2.0
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Achieving Operational Excellence

Every day at DURA, our talented teams across the globe help move the world forward with exceptional products. We rise to different challenges, we innovate and operate for the future, and we deliver smart, sustainable products and capabilities to satisfy the diverse needs of our customer base. The DURA Operating System (DOS 2.0) is our strategic framework for competitive advantage and our pathway to achieving operational excellence.

Operational excellence is built upon proficiency and relentless discipline across 5 DURA principles; People Involvement, Standardization, Built-in Quality, Short Lead Time, and Continuous Improvement. A Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) philosophy drives policy, process, and procedures to heightened levels. Lessons learned and best practices are cascaded across the global enterprise enabling consistent practices and behaviors to achieve ever-improving performance.

Core Four

Guiding Principles

The CORE FOUR Guiding Principles are a measure of all current and future strategies, initiatives, policies, and processes. These principles ensure consistency of purpose and direction across the global enterprise and create a disciplined approach and deployment to enable efficient and effective use of all DURA resources.

Core Four | Principle 1
Performance Driven Culture
  • Enable an engaged and empowered workforce to achieve best-in-class organizational performance.
  • Attract, develop, and retain top technical and business talent for our global team of professionals.

Principle 2
Excellence in Quality, Sustainability, and Customer Experience
  • Exceed all customer quality and delivery requirements to achieve sustained status as the preferred automotive supplier of choice.
  • Drive perpetual improvement in our sustainable development initiatives supporting people, planet, and performance excellence.

Excellence in Quality, Sustainability, and Customer Experience
  • Exceed all customer quality and delivery requirements to achieve sustained status as the preferred automotive supplier of choice.
  • Drive perpetual improvement in our sustainable development initiatives supporting people, planet, and performance excellence.

Core Four | Principle 2
Core Four | Principle 3
Leading-Edge Technology and Innovation
  • Grow and evolve our product solutions with an inspired passion to reinvent, create market disruption, and shape future customer needs.
  • Continuously advance our manufacturing processes, equipment, and skills to ensure optimal efficiency, quality, and value.

Principle 4
Sustained Financial Health and Profitable Growth
  • Relentlessly improve all aspects of our value stream to provide a competitive financial advantage to Partners, Customers, and DURA.
  • Continuously evolve our geographic footprint in support of customer growth initiatives.

Sustained Financial Health and Profitable Growth
  • Relentlessly improve all aspects of our value stream to provide a competitive financial advantage to Partners, Customers, and DURA.
  • Continuously evolve our geographic footprint in support of customer growth initiatives.

Core Four | Principle 4

Leadership

Driven by Excellence

Guided by a common vision and purpose, our executive leadership establishes the strategic road-map to achieve heightened levels of excellence.

Our leaders foster an environment that challenges the status-quo and leverages innovative thinking and teamwork to overcome challenges. Get to know this exceptional team that is driving the exciting future for DURA.

Lynn Tilton
Chief Executive Officer

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Tyrone
Michael
Jordan (TJ)
President & Chief Operating Officer

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François
Stouvenot
Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer

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Sanjay
Singh
Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

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Kevin
Grady
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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Jonathan
Greenberg
General Counsel & Secretary

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David
Pettyes
Executive Vice President Global Human Resources

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Jamie
Zinser
Vice President Engineering

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Sustainability

Committed to our People, Planet & Performance

Social Responsibility
We pride ourselves on being a company that operates with integrity, makes good choices, and does the right thing in every aspect of our business. We will continually challenge ourselves to define what being a responsible company means to us, and work to translate our definition into behavior and improvements at DURA. We seek to align our social and environmental efforts with our business goals and continue to develop both qualitative and quantitative metrics to assess our progress.

Environmental Stewardship
We are committed to conducting business in an environmentally responsible manner and strive to improve our performance to benefit our employees, customers, communities, shareholders, and the environment. We use energy wisely and efficiently and employ technology to minimize any risk of environmental impact. Employees whose work affects environmental compliance must be completely familiar with the permits, laws, and regulations that apply to their work. All employees are responsible for making sure that DURA business is conducted in compliance with all applicable laws and in a way that is protective of the environment.


Sustainability Commitments


PEOPLE


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    Improve safety and accident avoidance within all our facilities.

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    Build our corporate culture internally by respecting diversity and aiming for equal opportunities in our teams, skill and personal development.

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    Promote our corporate culture externally with supplier assessments and strategically aligning with our customers.



PLANET


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    Manufacture products that will continue to improve energy and water consumption.

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    Design products that are lightweight and with higher levels of recycled materials.

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    Improve environmental awareness and attitudes of our employees in the work place and at home.



PERFORMANCE


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    Create innovative products to develop differentiation leverage for our customers.

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    Optimize cost efficiency and eliminate waste.

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    Continuously monitor our actions, communicate our commitments and align our internal management.


Suppliers & TVM

Partners for Success
Remaining a leading player in today’s competitive automotive market requires the latest in technologies and value generation.
That’s why DURA employs a Total Value Management philosophy and partners with only the strongest supply base of talented companies. Key suppliers team with DURA employees for the latest training in waste reducing practices like the six-sigma black belt process. Today’s challenging market requires our very best internal performance and the very best performance of our suppliers.

DURA e-business initiatives are a major part of our drive to meet our goals. We are pleased to offer the Supplier ExtraNet for your convenience.

If you have questions regarding the DURA North American Terms and Conditions of Purchase, or the Sale and Delivery Terms and Conditions, please contact your respective DURA Buyer.


Supplier PO Terms

The DURA North American Terms and Conditions of Purchase apply to Purchase Orders issued by DURA as noted on the specific Purchase Order form.


Supplier Registration

If you’re not already a current supplier with DURA we welcome you to connect with us. Let’s find out if a new partnership can lead to further success.


Supplier ExtraNet

We encourage all business partners in our supply base to stay up-to-date on the information that helps us work better together.


Supplier PO Terms

DURA & GAS PO Terms

Supplier PO Terms
Sale & Delivery

If you have questions regarding the DURA North American Terms and Conditions of Purchase, or the Sale and Delivery Terms and Conditions, please contact your respective DURA Buyer.


Sale & Delivery Terms
Supplier Registration

If you’re not already a current supplier with DURA we welcome you to connect with us. Please complete the form here. Let’s find out if a new partnership can lead to further success.