TROY, Mich., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is honored to announce that four of its manufacturing facilities were bestowed the 2011 Quality Achievement Award from PACCAR, Inc. This award is among the industry's most demanding due to the high standards established for supplier parts and component quality. It recognizes suppliers that have achieved a defect rate of 50 parts per million (PPM) or less during 2011.
The Meritor facilities to achieve PACCAR's prestigious "50 PPM" standard are: Forest City, N.C.; Newark, Ohio; Laurinburg, N.C.; and Manning, S.C. At least four Meritor facilities have won the award during each of the past three years: a testament to the ongoing Meritor quality process.
"We are proud of each Meritor facility that received the award," said Chris Villavarayan, vice president, Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, Meritor. "Meritor is committed to providing the highest quality products year after year, meeting critical global standards for quality, reliability, and performance for our customers around the world, and this quality award serves to validate our efforts."
Meritor supplies axles, braking systems, and other drivetrain components for PACCAR's Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF trucks.
About Meritor, Inc.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers in more than 70 countries. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 10,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at meritor.com.
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