Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR) announced that it was among 34 suppliers to earn Navistar's Diamond Supplier Award, which recognizes the top 2 percent of Navistar's supply chain. Recipients are selected for the award based on their ability to help the OEM improve customer uptime and exceed expectations for quality, delivery, technology and cost.
"We are proud to receive this award from such an important customer," said Chris Villavarayan, president, Americas, for Meritor. "Our top priority is to be a preferred strategic partner to our customers and this recognition represents the importance we place on our relationship with Navistar."
"We appreciate Meritor's extraordinary effort over the past year," said David McKean, vice president, Procurement, for Navistar. "This recognition is well deserved by the Meritor team."
Each year, Navistar recognizes its top global suppliers (including indirect material, freight and engineering services; and direct production material suppliers) with the Diamond Supplier Award.
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 8,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 18 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at www.meritor.com
Navistar International Corporation is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com