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Meritor WABCO receives 2012 Excellence in Quality Award from Hino

The award was presented to Meritor WABCO at the Hino 2013 Annual Business Meeting in Plymouth, Mich. on June 6, 2013.

The Trucker News Services

6/7/2013

TROY, Mich. — Meritor WABCO, a leader in the integration of safety and efficiency technology for the North American commercial vehicle industry, has received the 2012 Excellence in Quality Award from Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. Meritor WABCO has been recognized for this prestigious award three times in the past five years.

The award recognizes Meritor WABCO achieving a perfect 0 parts per million (PPM) defect rate during the entire calendar year 2012. Meritor WABCO supplies Hino with pneumatic and hydraulic anti-lock braking (ABS) systems for vehicles built in Williamston, W.Va., and Woodstock, Ont., Canada. In addition to the 0-PPM quality performance, Meritor WABCO’s on-time delivery performance was 100% for 2012.

“Achieving perfect product quality and flawless delivery is always the goal for all of our employees,” said Jon Morrison, president and general manager at Meritor WABCO. “We’re proud that our team can achieve this standard of excellence in a very dynamic and demanding industry.”

The award was presented to Meritor WABCO at the Hino 2013 Annual Business Meeting in Plymouth, Mich. on June 6, 2013.

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc., is a subsidiary of Hino Motors, Ltd., and part of the Toyota Group of Companies. It is responsible for manufacturing trucks under the HINO brand, providing components for Toyota and supplying service parts for HINO products.

Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, sells and services the most environmentally friendly lineup of Class 5-7 commercial trucks in the United States. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Hino boasts a network of over 200 dealers nationwide committed to achieving excellence in customer service and support. Hino Trucks is the premier medium duty nameplate in the United States with a product lineup that offers low total cost of ownership, superior fuel economy, unmatched reliability and maneuverability, and the most comprehensive bundle of standard features in the market. For more information, visit us at www.hino.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (HMM), a Toyota Group Company, assembles Class 6 & 7 Hino brand trucks, and builds axles and other components for certain Toyota vehicles.  HMM has facilities in West Virginia, Arkansas, California, and Michigan.

Meritor WABCO is a North American joint venture focused on the development and delivery of proven, integrated safety technology and efficiency components.  These include braking systems and controls, active safety systems, and suspension control systems for commercial vehicles in North America. Two leading global suppliers back Meritor WABCO, each with more than 100-year legacies. Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR), a supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, provides the JV the industry’s most extensive service and support network; while WABCO Automotive Control Systems, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WABCO Holdings, Inc. provides breakthrough technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles.  For more information, visit meritorwabco.com.

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