Meritor, Inc. today announced four global plants have received a 2018 10 PPM Quality Award from PACCAR recognizing suppliers that meet or exceed its rigorous standard of 10 or fewer defective parts for every 1 million parts shipped to the OEM.
The following Meritor sites received the award:
Fletcher, North Carolina, rear-drive axles
Laurinburg, North Carolina, drivelines
Monterrey, Mexico, non-drive front axles
Osasco, Brazil, rear-drive axles
"We're honored that our commitment to quality in 2018 was recognized by PACCAR during a record year for demand of Kenworth and Peterbilt models," said Chris Villavarayan, senior vice president and president, Global Truck for Meritor. "The award reinforces our commitment to meet PACCAR's vigorous expectations for vehicles sold to end-users who require safety, performance and reliability."
Linda Taliaferro, vice president, Global Quality for Meritor added: "Our drive at Meritor to establish a zero-defect culture reinforces PACCAR's 10 PPM quality standard. We will continue to expand efforts at all of our facilities to exceed OEM expectations on quality."
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 8,600 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at www.meritor.com.