Meritor WABCO has received the prestigious 2015 Masters of Quality Supplier Award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), a leading commercial truck manufacturer in North America.
The award recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as measured on a balanced scorecard basis. The honored suppliers represent the top-quality providers of components and services for DTNA's Freightliner and Western Star truck brands.
Two of Meritor WABCO's production facilities received the award: Hebron, KY, United States and Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
The Masters of Quality Award, now in its 29th year, is given to an elite group of suppliers that meet rigorous standards and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to continuously improving the quality of their products, support to DTNA and overall performance of their businesses. Meritor WABCO is a preferred standard equipment supplier to DTNA, providing a complete range of safety and efficiency products for commercial vehicles.
"We're proud to be honored by Daimler Trucks North America for this achievement as we continue to deliver technology leadership, product innovation and differentiation to our customer," says Matt Stevenson, President and General Manager, Meritor WABCO. "We know that the Daimler vehicle family and its fleet customers depend upon Meritor WABCO systems to be safe, reliable and efficient. Our goal is to drive continuous improvement across all operations."
Meritor WABCO has been a supplier to DTNA for more than 25 years. In collaboration, Meritor WABCO and DTNA were the first to bring the following products to the North American market:
- SmartTrac Anti-Lock Braking Systems
- OnGuard Collision Mitigation Systems with Active Braking
- SmartTrac Stability Control Systems
- OptiRide Intelligent Electronically Controlled Air Suspension for Tractors