Sept. 13, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:
) announced that its
facility, which remanufactures commercial truck components, has been named a finalist for
's 2012 IW Best Plants award.
location was one of 17 plants to make it to the final round of competition. The finalists were selected based on strong manufacturing performances as well as a comprehensive focus on continuous improvement.
's Best Plants competition annually recognizes North American manufacturing excellence," said
, senior editor,
"The manufacturing facilities selected as 2012 finalists show progress on that journey, and we applaud their drive to excel."
Meritor recently invested
in new equipment at the plant. The company has invested more than
in process upgrades during the last five years in its global remanufacturing operations. More than 30,000 tons of metal are recycled annually in Meritor's remanufacturing operations worldwide, and the company recycles 90 percent of all waste from operations. More than 40,000 tons of cores, or original components, are processed at Meritor remanufacturing facilities annually.
"It is a tremendous honor to have a Meritor remanufacturing facility considered one of the leading plants in
, president, Aftermarket and Trailer, Meritor. "This kind of recognition is a direct reflection of our employees who continually strive for excellence in everything they do."
will name the winners in its
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
, and is made up of approximately 10,000 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
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