Accuride Wheel Production Recognized by PACCAR

Source: Accuride announcement

EVANSVILLE, Indiana – Accuride Corporation – a supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries – has announced that its four North American wheel-production facilities has received the PACCAR 10 PPM (parts per million) Quality Award.

Accuride’s steel wheel plants in London, Ont., and Henderson, Ky., its aluminum wheel plant located in Erie, Pa., and Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheel plant in Monterrey, Mexico, received the award for their performance in 2019. This is the third time the company’s plants have received the award.

The annual program recognizes suppliers who exceed PACCAR’s “10 ppm” quality standard or the equivalent of 10 defective parts for every million components shipped to PACCAR. To qualify, suppliers must also meet demanding criteria for warranty support and continuous improvement.

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“Accuride is honored to again be among the suppliers recognized with the 10 PPM Quality Award by PACCAR for dedicated service to its operations,” said Robin Kendrick, company president and CEO. “Our London, Erie, Henderson and Monterrey associates are humbled by this acknowledgement of their commitment to deliver on the metrics that matter to PACCAR.

“These awards reflect Accuride’s dedication to dependable quality and lead‐time performance for our customers. I would like to personally thank our associates for their drive and commitment during these difficult times.”

About Accuride Corporation

Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of wheel end systems to the global commercial vehicle industry and has its world headquarters in Evansville, Ind. The company’s products include steel and aluminum commercial vehicle wheels and wheel-end components and assemblies; and steel wheels for the European automotive and global agricultural, construction and industrial equipment markets. The company’s products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride®, Accuride Wheel End Solutions™, Gunite®, and KIC®.

Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.