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Daimler Trucks North America recognizes 55 Masters of Quality

Dec. 10, 2020
2019 supplier award winners include Accuride, Allison, ConMet, Cummins, Dana, Grote, Hendrickson, Meritor and Phillips

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently recognized the 55 recipients of its 2019 Masters of Quality Supplier award.

The award honors the top components and services suppliers to Freightliner and Western Star trucks. 

The annual program recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores based on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as measured on a Balanced Scorecard basis. These suppliers demonstrate dedication to continuous improvement of the quality of their products, support to DTNA and overall performance.

“Our suppliers have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to quality and service,” said Jeff Allen, senior vice president of production, quality and specialty vehicles at DTNA. “We appreciate their ongoing partnership and support and are proud to recognize the 2019 Masters of Quality award recipients.”

The complete list of Masters of Quality Supplier award winners is as follows:

30 Years

  • Consolidated Metco, Inc., Monroe, North Carolina

21 Years

  • Axalta Coating Systems, Charlotte, North Carolina

20 Years

  • Julian Electric Inc., Lockport, Illinois

16 Years

  • ConMet de México, S.A. de C.V., Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo León
  • Consolidated Metal Products, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio

11 Years

  • Meritor México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (SISAMEX), General Escobedo, Nuevo León

10 Years

  • Meritor México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (SISAMEX), General Escobedo, Nuevo León

9 Years

  • Meritor México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (SISAMEX), General Escobedo, Nuevo León

8 Years

  • CMP Pratsa, S.A. de C.V., Guadalajara, Jalisco
  • Kontane Logistics, Hickory, North Carolina

7 Years

  • Accuride de México, S.A. de C.V., Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo León
  • BorgWarner Cooling Systems, Cadillac, Michigan
  • Hendrickson Spring México, S. de R.L. de C.V., Piedras Negras, Coahuila
  • Julian Electric de México, S. de R.L. de C.V., Saltillo, Coahuila
  • Parker Hannifin de México, S.A. de C.V., Toluca, Estado de México

6 Years

  • Cummins Engine Co. Inc., Lakewood, New York
  • Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems LLC, Manning, South Carolina
  • Multillantas y Servicios Grimaldi, S.A. de C.V., Saltillo, Coahuila

5 Years

  • Flexfab Inc., Hastings, Michigan
  • PKC Group México, S. de R.L. de C.V., Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila

4 Years

  • Allison Transmission, Inc.-DDE5, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Blachford Inc., West Chicago, Illinois
  • Elektrokontakt S. R.L. de C.V., Piedras Negras, Coahuila
  • Meritor Manufacturing de México S.A de C.V., Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo León
  • Vibracoustic USA, Inc., Morganfield, Kentucky

3 Years

  • Accuride Corporation, Henderson, Kentucky
  • Cummins Emission Solutions, Mineral Point, Wisconsin
  • Facil North America, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Facil North America, Inc., Portland, Oregon
  • Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems LLC, Forest City, North Carolina

2 Years 

  • BorgWarner Emissions Systems, Fletcher, North Carolina
  • Dana Comercializadora, S. de R.L. de C.V.,Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro
  • Fácil NA de México, S. de R.L. de C.V., Saltillo, Coahuila
  • Fácil NA de México, S. de R.L. de C.V., Toluca, Estado de México
  • Henrob Corporation, Cornelius, North Carolina
  • Hirotec México, S.A. de C.V., Silao, Guanajuato
  • Johnson Controls Enterprises México, S. de R.L. de C.V., General Escobedo, Nuevo León
  • Mekra Lang México, S. de R.L. de C.V., General Escobedo, Nuevo León

1 Year

  • Allison Transmission, Inc. - KV68, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Auto Kabel de México, S.A. de C.V., Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
  • Exceed Enterprises Inc., Milwaukie, Oregon
  • General Bearing Corporation, West Nyack, New York
  • Grote Industries LLC, Madison, Indiana
  • Grupo ABC de México, S.A. de C.V., San Juan Del Rio, Querétaro
  • Gunite Corporation, Rockford, Illinois
  • Isringhausen México, S.A de C.V., Saltillo, Coahuila
  • Johnson Controls Enterprises México, S. de R.L. de C.V., Celaya, Guanajuato
  • Kusauto International LTD., Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Marquardt, S. de R.L. de C.V., Irapuato, Guanajuato
  • Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems LLC, Maxton, North Carolina
  • Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems LLC, Franklin, Kentucky
  • Multillantas y Servicios Grimaldi, S.A. de C.V., Santiago Tianguistenco de Galeana, Estado de México
  • RA Phillips Industries de México, S. de R.L. de C.V., Arteaga, Coahuila
  • Superior Trim, S. de R.L. de C.V., García, Nuevo León
  • Taylor Enterprises, Spartanburg, South Carolina