WABCO INDIA Wins Top Award for Outstanding Support in Co-Location from Ashok Leyland, India’s Second Largest Manufacturer of Commercial Vehicles
BRUSSELS, Belgium, June 14, 2012 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that its WABCO INDIA subsidiary has been recognized with a top award for outstanding support in co-location from Ashok Leyland, India’s second largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles.
Ashok Leyland recently honored WABCO for its outstanding support by deploying WABCO employees at Ashok Leyland’s new manufacturing facility in Pant Nagar, India, during fiscal year 2011-12 where they worked on assembly lines to expertly equip trucks with WABCO braking components, thus further enabling zero-defect installation. As a result, WABCO consistently delivers superlative service quality and product reliability.
“As a technology leader in the commercial vehicle industry, Ashok Leyland is passionate about innovation and quality, and we value WABCO’s outstanding support through co-location in India,” said Anuj Kathuria, Executive Director, Sourcing and Supply Chain, Ashok Leyland Ltd. “WABCO helps sustain our world class standards for superlative quality.”
“We are proud to be honored once again by Ashok Leyland, and this prestigious award demonstrates WABCO’s passion for excellence in execution,” said P. Kaniappan, Managing Director, WABCO INDIA. “Ashok Leyland’s award exemplifies WABCO’s deepening commitment to customer partnership as we continue to connect with customers more closely and flexibly, further differentiating WABCO as a partner of choice for globally operating manufacturers of commercial vehicles.”
Press photo / caption: From L to R: Mr. Vinod Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland, Mr. Anuj Kathuria, Executive Director (Sourcing), Ashok Leyland, Mr.G.Narayanamoorthi, Senior Vice President - Marketing, WABCO India and Mr.P.Jeganathan, Vice President - Manufacturing and Logistics, WABCO India.
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. For over 140 years, WABCO has pioneered breakthrough electronic, mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking, stability and transmission automation systems supplied to the world’s leading commercial truck, trailer and bus manufacturers. With sales of $2.8 billion in 2011, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com
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