Source: WABCO announcement
BERN, Switzerland, HANNOVER, Germany, WROCLAW, Poland and SUMARE, Brazil – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced that it has received a prestigious quality award from PACCAR, a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and support of high-quality light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks.
WABCO’s operations in Poland, Germany and Brazil were among a select group of top-performing suppliers recognized for exceeding PACCAR’s rigorous quality standards in 2019. Only suppliers which achieve PACCAR’s stringent “10PPM” quality standards shipping fewer than 10 defective parts for every million components can qualify for the award. Having consistently achieved a single digit PPM over a 12-month period, and with WABCO Brazil even delivering 0PPM, WABCO significantly surpassed this target.
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PACCAR’s annual award also reflects WABCO’s achievements in delivering an outstanding performance which met the global leader’s demanding criteria for quality, delivery and continuous improvement.
WABCO has a long-established partnership with PACCAR as a key supplier across the EMEA and Americas regions. The company furnishes PACCAR with technologies and systems for braking, air management, transmission automation and collision mitigation, as well as stability and adaptive cruise controls, among other company products that improve vehicle safety and efficiency.
“I am particularly proud that we have received this top award following our global intensive cross-functional quality transformation program,” said Natalia Noblet, WABCO’s Chief Quality Officer. “We continue to build on our Quality Assurance Organization to focus on driving customer requirements, building robust global quality management systems and the timely detection and mitigation of potential risk.”
Originating from the Westinghouse Air Brake Company founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO is powerfully “Mobilizing Vehicle Intelligence” to support the increasingly autonomous, connected and electric future of the commercial vehicle industry. the company continues to pioneer innovations to address key technology milestones in autonomous mobility and apply its extensive expertise to integrate the complex control and fail-safe systems required to efficiently and safely govern vehicle dynamics at every stage of a vehicle’s journey – on the highway, in the city and at the depot. Today, leading truck, bus and trailer brands worldwide rely on WABCO’s differentiating technologies. Powered by its vision for accident-free driving and greener transportation solutions, WABCO is also at the forefront of advanced fleet management systems and digital services that contribute to commercial fleet efficiency. In 2018, WABCO reported sales of over $3.8 billion and has more than 16,000 employees in 40 countries.