Yokohama Tire Receives Platinum Supplier Award from Caterpillar

For the seventh consecutive year, Yokohama's factory in Onomichi, Japan received Platinum Level Recertification.

Yokohama Tire Corporation has earned Caterpillar’s premier supplier award for the seventh consecutive year. The award – Platinum Level Recertification in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) – went to Yokohama’s factory in Onomichi, Japan. The plant produces OE and replacement off-the-road (OTR) tires for a wide range of equipment. 2019 Caterpillar Award 1

Caterpillar’s SQEP award distinguishes suppliers like Yokohama that have exhibited excellent process control, shown a desire for ongoing continuous improvement and have provided quality products to Caterpillar.

“It’s quite a tribute for Yokohama to be recognized by Caterpillar for the seventh straight year,” says Bruce Besancon, YTC Vice President of OTR Sales. “Caterpillar is an esteemed, world-class OEM and earning their Platinum Level Recertification is a high honor. It’s an acknowledgement of Yokohama’s continued global commitment to deliver best-in-class quality products and service.”

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