ArvinMeritor announced that five of its manufacturing facilities have received Paccar Inc.’s 2009 Quality Achievement Award for supplier parts and component quality. The award recognizes suppliers with a defect rate of 50 parts per million (PPM) or better during 2009.
ArvinMeritor supplies axles, braking systems and other drivetrain components for Paccar’s Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. The five ArvinMeritor facilities to achieve Paccar’s “50 PPM” standard are Forest City, N.C.; Franklin, Ky.; Cienega de Flores, Mexico; Escobedo, Mexico; and Lindesberg, Sweden.
“It’s a testament to our world-class capabilities and ongoing commitment to meeting the highest global standards for quality, reliability and performance wherever our customers are,” says Barry Eckel, director of OEM sales.”