Volvo Group recognizes Donaldson as premium supplier

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Donaldson Co., a worldwide manufacturer of filtration solutions and products, has been recognized as a “Best in Class” Premium Supplier by the Volvo Group for 2009. The Volvo Supplier Award recognizes the top nine suppliers based on specific performance criteria, along with the suppliers’ capacity to effectively collaborate with the Volvo 3P team to consistently improve performance.

“At Donaldson, our goal has always been to provide market-leading filtration technology and exceptional customer service,” says Dennis Jandik, Donaldson vice president of global engine OEM sales. “To receive an award like this from a valued customer like Volvo is incredibly validating – it leaves us both proud and humbled. I’d like to personally thank the many Donaldson employees who contributed to this success. As a team, we remain committed to developing and applying filtration technologies in ways that create real value in the marketplace.”

The Volvo Group supplies commercial transport solutions, providing products such as trucks, buses, construction equipment and drive systems for marine and industrial applications, as well as aircraft engine components. Donaldson supplies the Volvo Group with filtration systems and replacement parts for engine air intake, mobile hydraulics, engine liquids and exhaust systems.

“Performance and agility are keys to success in today’s marketplace,” says Mats Nilsson, vice president of chassis purchasing at The Volvo Group. “Our Premium Supplier Award recognizes the top suppliers each year who meet or exceed our high performance standards with a spirit of cooperative excellence. The Donaldson team consistently delivers superior filtration solutions and parts to Volvo, coupled with excellent customer service. We value our partnership and congratulate them on receiving this award.”