TROY, Mich. Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems has received the Quality Excellence Award from Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., the truck manufacturer’s highest honor for product quality, for the second straight year.
The award recognizes Meritor WABCO’s facility in Hebron, Ky., which achieved a perfect defect rate of 0 parts per million (PPM) during 2009. The Hebron plant supplies Hino with pneumatic and hydraulic anti-lock braking (ABS) systems for vehicles built in Williamston, W.Va., and Woodstock, Ont.
In addition to Hebron’s 0-PPM quality rating, its on-time delivery performance was 96 percent for 2009.
"Winning back-to-back Quality Excellence Award awards shows the consistency of our efforts to deliver the quality and value that Hino customers expect," said Jon Morrison, general manager, Meritor WABCO. "It’s a well-earned honor for our team in Hebron."
Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, assembles, sells and services class 4-7 commercial trucks in the United States and is headquartered in Novi, Mich.
Meritor WABCO1 is a joint venture of ArvinMeritor and the WABCO Automotive Control Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WABCO Holdings Inc.