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.
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.”