PACCAR honors Meritor manufacturing facilities

PACCAR honors Meritor manufacturing facilities

Four Meritor Inc. manufacturing facilities were recently given 2011 Quality Achievement Awards from PACCAR Inc. for achieving a defect rate of 50 parts per million or less during 2011.

Four Meritor Inc. manufacturing facilities were recently given 2011 Quality Achievement Awards from PACCAR Inc. This award for parts and component quality recognizes suppliers that achieved a defect rate of 50 parts per million or less during 2011.

The Meritor facilities that met PACCAR’s “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 in each of the past three years, according to the company. Meritor supplies axles, braking systems, and other drivetrain components for PACCAR’s Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF trucks.

“We are proud of each Meritor facility that received the award,” said Chris Villavarayan, Meritor vice president of global manufacturing and supply chain management. “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.”

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