Source: ConMet announcement

VANCOUVER, Wash. — ConMet announced that three of its facilities have once again been awarded the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) 2021 Masters of Quality Supplier award.

As the industry’s leading global manufacturer of wheel hubs, structural plastic, and aluminum casting components for the commercial vehicle industry, ConMet is honored to be recognized as one of the top suppliers to Freightliner and Western Star trucks.

“In our belief, the Masters of Quality award recipients represent the finest of the supply base, providing reliable delivery service through the North American commercial vehicle manufacturing industry,” said Jeff Allen, senior vice president of operation and specialty vehicles for Daimler Truck North America. “These companies have been instrumental in helping us deliver quality products to our customers for decades.”

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Throughout the year, DTNA monitors and measures the performance of its suppliers and provides scores based on their quality, delivery, technology, and cost performance. The suppliers with the top scores are honored because of their commitment to providing high-quality services and continuously improving products.

“DTNA is a valued and dedicated customer and the ConMet team greatly appreciates the recognition of our facilities,” said Ramesh Ramanathan, chief operations officer of North American operations. “We take pride in this accomplishment and in delivering exceptional services and high-quality products. Being honored with the Masters of Quality award continues to showcase our strong commitment to excellence and highlights the hard work and outstanding performance of our facilities.”

Because of ConMet’s exceptional scores and ongoing advancements in 2021, DTNA has honored three of its production facilities – this marks the 32nd time the wheel end plant in Monroe, North Carolina, has now received this award. The full list of locations that were awarded is listed below.

•           Monroe, North Carolina – 32-year recipient
•           Nuevo León, Mexico (metals) – 18-year recipient
•           Nuevo León, Mexico (plastics) – three-year recipient