Source: ConMet announcement

VANCOUVER, Wash. – ConMet has been recognized by PACCAR for three of its Supplier Performance Management (SPM) awards for 2020. ConMet’s Wheel Ends and Castings divisions received the SPM Leader award, while Plastics received the SPM Achiever award.

PACCAR suppliers are evaluated cross-functionally in the areas of product development support, quality and delivery performance, aftermarket support, and overall alignment with PACCAR’s key business objectives.

This is the seventh consecutive year that ConMet has been recognized as an SPM award winner.

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ConMet’s Chief Operations Officer, Ramesh Ramanathan said, “we wouldn’t have won these awards without the hardworking people in our plants and on our product development team. They helped us provide top quality products and services despite the uncertain year. We’re honored PACCAR has recognized us and we’re looking forward to further strengthen our partnership as we continue to shape the future of the commercial vehicle industry.”

ConMet’s PreSet® hub assemblies have been standard on all Peterbilt and Kenworth vehicles since 2003, and their PreSet Plus® hub assemblies standard since 2013.

ConMet also supplies PACCAR with interior and exterior plastic components and lightweight structural castings. ConMet and PACCAR have enjoyed a 30-year partnership and continue to work together on products and services to pave the way toward a more efficient future for the commercial vehicle industry.

About PACCAR Supplier Performance Management Awards

PACCAR utilizes its comprehensive Supplier Performance Management program (SPM) to evaluate supplier performance in the areas of product development, operations and aftermarket support, and alignment with PACCAR’s key business objectives. Each year, PACCAR recognizes its top performing suppliers in the SPM program. This honor is given to suppliers that reach the SPM Master, Leader and Achiever status. The SPM program drives collaboration and continuous improvement between PACCAR and its suppliers, which leads to performance enhancements and product innovations