Daimler Trucks North America Recognizes 40 Masters of Quality

DTNA announced the 40 recipients of its 2017 Masters of Quality Supplier award.

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The annual Masters of Quality Supplier Award recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores based on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as measured on a Balanced Scorecard basis. These suppliers are demonstrating their support to DTNA by continuously improving the quality of their products.

“Now in our 31st year, the Masters of Quality Supplier award recognizes the partners who provide our company with critical components and services that contribute to our overall success,” said Carsten Kirchholtes, general manager, Supply Chain Management and International Trade Compliance for Daimler Trucks North America. “We are proud of our industry-leading products and innovations, and our suppliers’ commitment to excellence is essential.”

Added Sung Lee, general manager, Operations Planning and Quality Management for Daimler Trucks North America: “All of our suppliers are integral to DTNA continuing the highest level of manufacturing quality and efficiency. We’re pleased not only to maintain many long-term Masters of Quality partners, but also to recognize several new suppliers who have earned this award, and who share our dedication to excellence.”

The complete list of Masters of Quality Supplier award winners is as follows:

28 Years

Consolidated Metco, Inc.

Monroe, North Carolina

19 Years

Axalta Coating Systems

Front Royal, Virginia

15 Years

Consolidated Metal Products, Inc. 

Cincinnati, Ohio

14 Years

ConMet de México, S.A. de C.V.

Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo León

13 Years

Ingeniería y Maquinaría de Guadalupe S.A. de C.V.

Castaños, Coahuila

9 Years

Meritor México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (SISAMEX)

San Nicolás, Nuevo León

8 Years

Axalta Coating Systems, S. de R.L. de C.V.

Tlalnepantla de Baz, Estado de México

Consolidated Metco, Inc.

Etowah, Tennessee

Meritor México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (SISAMEX)

San Nicolás, Nuevo León

7 Years


Guadalajara, Jalisco

6 Years

Donaldson Company, Inc. 

Frankfort, Indiana

Kontane Logistics

Statesville, North Carolina

5 Years

BorgWarner Thermal Systems

Cadillac, Michigan

Cummins Engine Company

Whitakers, North Carolina

Donaldson Company, Inc. 

Cresco, Iowa

Hendrickson Spring México, S. de R.L. de C.V.

Piedras Negras, Coahuila


Manning, South Carolina

4 Years

Contitech Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. (Air Spring Systems Division)

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí

Donaldson, S.A de C.V.

San Francisco De Los Romo, Aguascalientes

Hendrickson Canada ULC

Stratford, Ontario

Multillantas y Servicios Grimaldi, S.A. de C.V.

General Cepeda, Coahuila

Multimatic Mfg.

Concord, Ontario

Vibracoustic Toluca, S.A. de C.V.

Toluca, Estado de México

3 Years

Blachford Inc.

West Chicago, Illinois

Fluid Handling Technology (Inc.)

Indianapolis, Indiana

Griffith Rubber Mills

Garrett, Indiana

2 Years

ConMet Vancouver Warehouse

Vancouver, Washington

Meritor Manufacturing de México S.A de C.V.

Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo León

Vibracoustic USA, Inc. 

Morganfield, Kentucky

Vitro Automotriz, S.A. de C.V.

García, Nuevo León

1 Year

Facil North America Inc.

Charlotte, North Carolina

Facil North America Inc.

Portland, Oregon

Henrob Corporation, USA

Cornelius, North Carolina

Henrob Corporation, USA

New Hudson, Michigan

Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems LLC

Forest City, North Carolina

Multillantas y Servicios Grimaldi, S.A. de C.V.

Santiago Tianguistenco, Estado de México

Northstar Battery Company 

Springfield, Missouri

Tailored Label Products, Inc.

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Valeo Compressors North America

Winchester, Kentucky

Walther EMC

Franklin, Ohio