AUBURN HILLS, Michigan–WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that WABCO USA has received the 2018 GOLD Performance Award from Motor Coach Industries (MCI).
This is the first time MCI is presenting the awards, which recognize suppliers that meet or exceed MCI’s stringent quality and on-time delivery standards and provide strong support to the company’s engineering, service and parts organizations. WABCO is one of eight suppliers to receive the GOLD award, which is the highest level achievable. In all, MCI recognized 47 suppliers in GOLD and SILVER categories.
“It is a tremendous honor to receive this recognition,” said Jon Morrison, President, WABCO Americas. “WABCO takes great pride in the quality of the products and the level of service we provide the industry. An award like this validates the work we put into developing innovative technologies, getting them into the market and providing the day-to-day service to support our customers.”
Headquartered in Des Plaines, Ill., MCI is a U.S. subsidiary of the NFI Group (TSX:NFI), the leading independent global bus manufacturer and parts supplier. MCI builds the industry’s best selling motor coach models, supporting more than 30,000 coaches on North America roads today. MCI operates with a principle-based Reliability Driven mission to deliver models with the lowest cost of operation and highest reliability.
In its letter notifying WABCO of the award, MCI Vice President of Supply Management, Pablo Batista stated: “Achieving our Reliability Driven mission depends on the sustained performance of our key supply chain partners. Suppliers like WABCO that perform at the level of our Gold Standards have a measurable effect on our operations and our end customer satisfaction.”
“We appreciate the confidence this award expresses in WABCO’s ability to consistently meet or exceed MCI’s stringent standards for quality and delivery,” said Morrison.