Navistar
2022 Navistar Supplier Excellence Awards

Navistar recognizes top suppliers

July 6, 2022
ConMet among nine companies receiving 2022 Supplier Excellence Awards for outstanding performance, leadership

Navistar recently revealed its 2022 Supplier Excellence Awards, which recognize top performing suppliers from around the world across a variety of industries.

The 2022 awards spotlight suppliers in two major categories: Performance and Leadership. The Performance Awards honor excellence in performance across quality, delivery, cost, and continuous improvement, measured through performance scorecards, ranking four recipients from platinum to bronze, Navistar said. Further, as an acknowledgement that “true partnership moves beyond mere numbers,” the Leadership Awards recognize suppliers who have gone above and beyond in specific categories of quality, innovation, customer service, general procurement, and logistics. 

“We have seen all areas of the company focus on Navistar’s new vision of accelerating the impact of sustainable mobility,” said Sajid Kunnummal, Navistar’s chief procurement officer. “This group of suppliers has exceeded our expectations in positioning Navistar to execute on our vision, as well as driving the commercial vehicle industry towards a more sustainable future.

“We hold these suppliers with the highest regard and are proud to honor them with our Supplier Excellence Awards.”

This year's recipients include:

Performance Awards:

  • Platinum: Inteva Products  
  • Gold: Consolidated Metco
  • Silver: Maxion Structural Components-Mexico
  • Bronze: DBG Limited

Leadership Awards:

  • Quality: MSSL Wiring System
  • Innovation: T/CCI Manufacturing
  • Customer Service: KUS Auto
  • General Procurement: TKS Industrial Company
  • Logistics: Absolute Group

“This award recognizes the hard work and perseverance of every ConMet employee, from operational excellence to relentless customer support,” said John Waters, ConMet president. “I am extremely proud of each and every person at ConMet and we look forward to many more years of shared success.”

ConMet has been a supplier to Navistar for more than 25 years, supplying wheel ends, plastic components, and castings. The company also was recognized by Navistar with its Diamond Supplier Award in 2019 and 2020.

“Congratulations to this year’s Supplier Excellence Award recipients,” said Michael Grahe, executive vice president of operations at Navistar. “As we work to accelerate the impact of sustainable mobility, we are bringing reliable, innovative solutions to the industry, of which the entire Navistar system contributes, including our partners.”

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