Daimler Trucks North America Recognizes 40 Masters of Quality

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced the 40 recipients of its 2017 Masters of Quality Supplier award. The award recognizes the top quality components and services suppliers to Freightliner Trucks and Western Star.

The annual program recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores based on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance, as measured on a Balanced Scorecard basis. These suppliers are demonstrating their support to DTNA by continuously improving the quality of their products.

“Now in our 31st year, the Masters of Quality Supplier award recognizes the partners who provide our company with critical components and services that contribute to our overall success,” said Carsten Kirchholtes, general manager of supply chain management and international trade compliance for Daimler Trucks North America. “We are proud of our industry-leading products and innovations, and our suppliers’ commitment to excellence is essential.”

Added Sung Lee, general manager, operations planning and quality management for Daimler Trucks North America: “All of our suppliers are integral to DTNA continuing the highest level of manufacturing quality and efficiency. We’re pleased not only to maintain many long-term Masters of Quality partners, but also to recognize several new suppliers who have earned this award, and who share our dedication to excellence.”

The complete list of Masters of Quality Supplier award winners is below:

28 Years
Consolidated Metco, Inc.: Monroe, North Carolina


19 Years
Axalta Coating Systems: Front Royal, Virginia


15 Years
Consolidated Metal Products, Inc.: Cincinnati, Ohio


14 Years
ConMet de México, S.A. de C.V.: Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo León


13 Years
Ingeniería y Maquinaría de Guadalupe S.A. de C.V.: Castaños, Coahuila


9 Years
Meritor México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (SISAMEX):San Nicolás, Nuevo León


8 Years
Axalta Coating Systems, S. de R.L. de C.V.: Tlalnepantla de Baz, Estado de México
Consolidated Metco, Inc.: Etowah, Tennessee
Meritor México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (SISAMEX): San Nicolás, Nuevo León


7 Years
CMP PRATSA, S.A. de C.V.: Guadalajara, Jalisco


6 Years
Donaldson Co., Inc.: Frankfort, Indiana
Kontane Logistics: Statesville, North Carolina


5 Years
BorgWarner Thermal Systems: Cadillac, Michigan
Cummins Engine Co.: Whitakers, North Carolina
Donaldson Co., Inc.: Cresco, Iowa
Hendrickson Spring México, S. de R.L. de C.V.: Piedras Negras, Coahuila
Meritor: Manning, South Carolina


4 Years
Contitech Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. (Air Spring Systems Div.): San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí
Donaldson, S.A de C.V.: San Francisco De Los Romo, Aguascalientes
Hendrickson Canada ULC: Stratford, Ontario
Multillantas y Servicios Grimaldi, S.A. de C.V.: General Cepeda, Coahuila
Multimatic Mfg.: Concord, Ontario
Vibracoustic Toluca, S.A. de C.V.: Toluca, Estado de México


3 Years
Blachford Inc.: West Chicago, Illinois
Fluid Handling Technology (Inc.): Indianapolis, Indiana
Griffith Rubber: Mills Garrett, Indiana


2 Years
ConMet Vancouver Warehouse: Vancouver, Washington
Meritor Manufacturing de México S.A de C.V.: Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo León
Vibracoustic USA, Inc.: Morganfield, Kentucky
Vitro Automotriz, S.A. de C.V.: García, Nuevo León


1 Year
Facil North America, Inc.: Charlotte, North Carolina
Facil North America, Inc.: Portland, Oregon
Henrob Corporation, USA: Cornelius, North Carolina
Henrob Corporation, USA: New Hudson, Michigan
Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems, LLC: Forest City, North Carolina
Multillantas y Servicios Grimaldi, S.A. de C.V.: Santiago Tianguistenco, Estado de México
Northstar Battery Co.: Springfield, Missouri
Tailored Label Products, Inc.: Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Valeo Compressors North America: Winchester, Kentucky
Walther EMC: Franklin, Ohio

About Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC., headquartered in Portland, Ore., is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company, the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer. Visit: www.daimler.com

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