BRUSSELS, Belgium and CHENNAI, India, November 24, 2015 – WABCO (NYSE: WBC), a leading innovator and global supplier of technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles, today announced that it has received the prestigious “The Supplier of the Year” award from Tata Motors, India’s largest automotive manufacturer and top 10 truck and bus builder globally.
Tata Motors granted WABCO its superlative award, which recognizes the contributions and commitment of its most valued partner among a distinguished group of 1,700 suppliers. In particular, Tata Motors honored WABCO’s extraordinary contributions through innovative and differentiating technologies; world-class quality, and outstanding value that help to improve the safety and efficiency of Tata trucks and buses. Mr. Cyrus Mistry, Chairman, Tata Group, presented this top award at the company’s Annual Supplier Conference recently held in Pune, India.
“For more than 50 years, WABCO has earned the privilege of serving Tata Motors as a preferred Tier 1 supplier of industry-leading safety and efficiency technologies,” said P. Kaniappan, Vice President, WABCO INDIA. “We are honored to be recognized by Tata Motors with ‘The Supplier of the Year’ award and proud to contribute to our customer’s continued success by leveraging WABCO’s first-rate engineering talent, fully integrated local supply chain and global expertise.”
Press photo / caption: Mr. P. Kaniappan (left), Vice President of WABCO INDIA, accepts “The Supplier of the Year” award from Mr. Cyrus Mistry, Chairman of Tata Group. Tata Motors recognized WABCO with its top award among a distinguished group of 1,700 suppliers.
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading innovator and global supplier of technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough products and systems for braking, stability, suspension, transmission automation, and aerodynamics. Today, all of the world’s leading truck, bus and trailer manufacturers have WABCO technologies onboard. In addition, WABCO provides the industry with advanced fleet management solutions and aftermarket services. WABCO reported sales of $2.9 billion in 2014. The company is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, and has 11,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.
About WABCO INDIA
WABCO INDIA designs, manufactures and markets conventional braking products, advanced braking systems, and other related air assisted products and systems. The company has achieved a major market share in the Indian OEM market as well as in the domestic aftermarket, which serves through a strong and wide national distribution network. With five world class manufacturing facilities, software design center, application engineering center and a test track in India, WABCO INDIA excels in engineering and manufacturing. WABCO INDIA employs over 3,200 employees and reported Rs.1368 Crores in sales in 2014-15. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com/en/wabcoindia/home.
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