Kenworth receives Green Manufacturing Award

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Kenworth Truck Co. was honored with the 2010 Green Manufacturing Award in the large company category by the Association of Washington Business during a special awards luncheon in Blaine, Wash. Kenworth received recognition for its environmentally friendly products, which includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium-duty diesel-electric hybrids; and for the award-winning efforts of the Kenworth manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., to build Class 8 trucks in an environmentally sustainable manner.

“Kenworth is pleased to receive the Green Manufacturing Award from the Association of Washington Business in recognition of our extensive environmental efforts at the Kenworth-Renton plant and throughout the company,” says Bill Kozek, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president. “Kenworth continues to be an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help customers enhance fuel efficiency and reduce emissions.”