DENSO Heavy Duty News Release

DENSO Announces Enhancements to its Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Program

Improved capability, cutting edge technology and expanded coverage added

DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., has announced significant improvements to its PowerEdge Diesel Aftertreatment Program.

Key among the changes is expanded coverage for diesel particular filters and coming this spring full coverage for diesel oxidation catalysts.

“We recognized the need for an all-new program as costs associated with core management rise and core fall-out increases,” says Joe Mejaly, senior vice president of DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc. “In addition, we are employing cutting edge technology to improve both the quality and performance of our product offering.”

DENSO is also adding a medium-duty DPF/doc program with coverage for vehicles in Classes 2-6 including those manufactured by GM, Ford and Chrysler.

The program also has improved supply capability and faster lead times with turnaround in 24 to 48 hours.

DENSO Products and Services Americas Opens New California Warehouse

Rancho Cucamonga location to carry parts for wide range of customers

DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., has announced the opening of a new parts distribution warehouse in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

The new warehouse is part of the company’s initiative to build for the future and establish world-class distribution centers. The 143,000 sq. ft. warehouse is 53,000 sq. ft. bigger than the company’s Compton, California warehouse and is only six miles from one of its largest customers.

The facility will carry parts the needs of the company’s automotive, light-duty and heavy-duty original equipment markets.

DENSO developed a strategic Kaizen Plan to improve its parts distribution warehouses. The new location was the result of the plan, which also includes streamlining processes and developing standardized work procedures and improve safety.

“We are confident that this new warehouse with its state-of-the-art technologies coupled with the improved processesand procedures, will lead to improved first pass fill rates,” says Joe Mejaly, senior vice president of DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc.

About DENSO in North America

DENSO is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. With its North American headquarters located in Southfield, Michigan, DENSO employs more than 23,000 people at 30 consolidated companies and affiliates across the North American region. Of these, 28 are manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In the United States alone, DENSO employs more than 17,000 people in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Iowa, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. DENSO’s North American consolidated sales totaled US$9.6 billion for the fiscal year endingMarch 31, 2017. For more information, go to Connect with DENSO on Facebook

DENSO Worldwide

DENSO Corp., headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs more than 150,000 people worldwide. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, totaled US$40.4 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 8.8 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to, or visit our media website at