AUBURN HILLS, Michigan (USA), June 13, 2019 – 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, 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 honour 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.
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles. 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. WABCO 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. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.
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