Donaldson Co., a worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, announced Sept. 18 that it has received the Masters of Quality Award from Freightliner LLC. The award recognizes three Donaldson manufacturing facilities for excellence in the areas of accounting, marketing, purchasing, engineering and quality control.
Freightliner has presented this award to the top two percent of its 1800-plus supply base for the past 20 years. The Masters of Quality Award is the highest recognition that Freightliner gives to its suppliers, representing the best of the best among suppliers providing parts and components to Freightliner businesses. Recipients of the award must demonstrate exceptional results in delivering quality parts and components, and display an ongoing commitment to quality improvement.
“This award demonstrates our commitment to customer focus and quality service,” says Dennis Jandik, vice president of global OEM sales at Minneapolis-based Donaldson. “Freightliner sets the bar high in all areas of quality along the supply chain process. The Donaldson team understands the importance of delivering to these standards and is pleased to be recognized by this valued customer.”
Donaldson has been a Freightliner certified supplier for more than 40 years, providing first-fit air intake filtration systems and exhaust/emissions products. The award, which Donaldson accepted on Aug. 28, honors the company’s facilities in Baldwin, Wis.; Dixon, Ill.; and Grinnell, Iowa.