TROY, Mich., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems recently received the prestigious 2011 Platinum Supplier Award from Wabash National Corp. It is the only supplier to receive this award for four consecutive years.
During its annual supplier conference, Wabash National recognizes key suppliers that went above and beyond to meet increasing customer demand and maximize productivity. The Platinum Supplier Award is presented for excellence in supply chain performance, delivery, quality, cost and innovation.
Meritor WABCO supplies trailer anti-lock braking systems (ABS), roll stability systems (RSS) and InfoLink data gateway systems that support tag axle control systems and the Meritor Tire Inflation System™ (MTIS) by PSI to Wabash National.
"Meritor WABCO is the leader in trailer ABS and our relationship with Wabash National – along with the honor of receiving this award four consecutive years – further proves our ability to provide top quality supply chain performance," said Mark Melletat, director, Trailer Systems, Meritor WABCO. "We were the first to provide real-time data communication between the tractor and trailer via our InfoLink™ system, which is used by Wabash National today. We couldn't be more proud to receive this award and have our products acknowledged by a leading trailer manufacturer such as Wabash National."To support fleet operators with quality Meritor WABCO products and services that meet tight deadlines, an industry-leading Customer Service team provides service and support throughout North America. About Meritor WABCO Meritor WABCO is a joint venture of Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) and WABCO Automotive Control Systems, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WABCO Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WBC). The company is a leading supplier of a complete braking system including braking systems and controls, suspension and control systems and active safety systems for commercial vehicles in North America. For more information, visit meritorwabco.com. About Meritor, Inc. Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers in more than 70 countries. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of more than 11,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's web site at meritor.com. About WABCO Holdings, Inc. 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 $2.2 billion in 2010, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.