TROY, Mich., June 26, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM)
Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announced today that it has
received Volkswagen Group awards recognizing outstanding performance in the
areas of entrepreneurial achievement and excellence in product development.
The two awards designate ArvinMeritor's Roof Systems, Door Systems and
Emissions Technologies operations in Mexico as being among the highest-rated
suppliers to Volkswagen of Mexico.
Together, two facilities -- located in Puebla and Queretaro, Mexico --
provided Volkswagen with 40,000 sets of door modules for its popular Beetle
model, as well as 140,000 sunroofs and 180,000 exhaust manifolds for Jetta,
Beetle and Bora models, all in 2005.
"To be recognized with one prestigious Volkswagen Group Award is an
achievement in itself, but to receive two really sets us apart," said Bob Seed,
vice president of LVS Global Sales and Marketing. "This is a source of pride
for the 500 employees in Queretaro and Puebla who each day, deliver high-
quality products to our customers."
ArvinMeritor's LVS business group posted more than $4.8 billion in sales
during fiscal year 2005, and employs more than 15,000 people at 73 facilities
in 23 countries. LVS - a market leader in the product categories it serves -
supplies integrated systems and modules to the world's leading passenger car
and light truck OEMs. With advanced technology and systems design expertise in
apertures, undercarriage, wheel and emissions control, LVS combines high-
quality components into cost-effective, performance-based solutions for
virtually every car and light truck on the road today.
ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8.8 billion global supplier of a broad
range of integrated systems, modules and components to the motor vehicle
industry. The company serves light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer and
specialty original equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets.
Headquartered in Troy, Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 29,000 people
at more than 120 manufacturing facilities in 25 countries. ArvinMeritor common
stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ARM.
For more information, visit the company's Web site at: www.arvinmeritor.com.
SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc.