TROY, Mich. (Oct. 3, 2016) – Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today that it has earned the prestigious 2016 Platinum Supplier Award from Wabash National Corp. for excellence in supply chain performance. Of 26 companies receiving Platinum Awards, Meritor placed in the top 10 percent of Wabash National’s suppliers to achieve “blue status” for its 95 percent aggregate score representing product quality, delivery, total cost and service and support.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by a world-class trailer manufacturer like Wabash, the largest trailer manufacturer in North America,” said Rob Speed, president, Aftermarket & Trailer and chief procurement officer. “We were among a handful of companies to achieve Wabash’s high-level blue status by exceeding its thresholds for quality, delivery, service and support and total cost, based on a comprehensive, formula-based rating system.”
“We strongly value a collaborative relationship with all of our supplier partners,” said Dick Giromini, president and CEO of Wabash National Corp. “We recognize the vital role our suppliers play in assuring Wabash National’s continued leadership position in customer satisfaction, product quality and innovation.”
Meritor supplies Wabash with trailer axles and the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS™) by P.S.I.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 8,400 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR.