BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - Jul 10, 2013) - WABCO Holdings Inc. (WBC) (www.wabco-auto.com), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that WABCO in the Netherlands has been recognized with a top award for quality achievement throughout 2012 by PACCAR Inc. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, U.S.A., PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality commercial trucks under the DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt nameplates. It is the second year in a row that WABCO wins this top award.
PACCAR recently honored WABCO's manufacturing facility in Meppel, the Netherlands, which supplies vehicle parts and components for DAF trucks in series production at quality levels that equal or exceed PACCAR's requirements. PACCAR's measure of quality requires 50 or fewer defects out of every one million parts produced by a supplier. From Meppel, WABCO supplies its leading TRISTOP™ brake actuators, one of the most reliable commercial vehicle safety products in the European market.
"We continue to value the quality products and services that WABCO supplies for DAF trucks," said Helene Mawyer, Vice President Quality, PACCAR Inc. "Worldwide, our truck brands have a reputation for unsurpassed quality, and once again we congratulate WABCO for contributing to our continued success by meeting or exceeding our quality expectations."
"We are proud to be honored by PACCAR for a second year in a row as we continue to help sustain their world-class, high-quality standards for DAF trucks while demonstrating WABCO's own passion for excellence in execution," said Mike Thompson, WABCO Vice President, Compression and Braking. "Winning PACCAR's top quality award yet again shows how we advance vehicle safety and efficiency, further differentiating WABCO as a supplier of choice for globally operating manufacturers of commercial vehicles."
WABCO has a long established supply relationship with PACCAR in Europe and North America. WABCO furnishes technologies and systems for braking, air management, transmission automation and collision mitigation, as well as stability and adaptive cruise controls, among other WABCO products that improve vehicle safety and efficiency.
WABCO (WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough electronic, mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking, stability and transmission automation systems supplied to the world's leading commercial truck, bus and trailer manufacturers. With sales of $2.5 billion in 2012, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com