VANCOUVER, Wash.–– ConMet has earned PACCAR’s 10 PPM Award across six of ConMet’s North American production facilities: Canton, N.C.; Monroe, N.C.; Chillicothe, Ohio; Clackamas, Ore.; Denton, Texas, and Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. PACCAR, a leading global manufacturer of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, annually recognizes suppliers who exceed their “10 PPM” quality standard, meaning less than 10 of everyone million parts shipped to PACCAR is defective.
“At ConMet, we have the most stringent protocols to ensure optimum quality,” said Ramesh Ramanathan, ConMet’s Chief Operations Officer of North American Operations. “We’re proud of our teams for adhering to such high standards, and we are grateful for PACCAR’s recognition of our achievements.”
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“PACCAR’s 10 ppm suppliers achieved and sustained exceptional quality in 2022, reflecting PACCAR’s commitment to provide its customers the highest quality products and transportation solutions in the industry,” said Daryl Simon, PACCAR vice president of quality.
To qualify for the 10 PPM Award, suppliers must also meet demanding criteria for warranty support, and continuous improvement. In 2023, PACCAR has recognized 453 suppliers in 34 countries on five continents for achieving this high level of quality performance.
PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced powertrains, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business. PACCAR shares are listed on Nasdaq Stock Market, symbol PCAR. Its homepage is www.paccar.com.
ConMet, a division of Amsted Industries, is a leading global supplier of wheel hubs, aluminum castings, and structural plastics to original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket channels in the commercial vehicle industry. Founded in 1964, ConMet innovation has been critical in designing, engineering, and manufacturing revolutionary technologies for trucks and trailers. Today, ConMet products are standard equipment on most heavy-duty vehicles in North America and have a growing footprint worldwide.
ConMet is committed to creating products and services that align with critical customer needs. The development of more efficient products, processes, and technology that transform the way customers run and maintain their vehicles is central to ConMet’s vision.