PENDLETON, Ind., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY), manufacturer and distributor of Delco Remy® brand heavy duty starters and alternators, received the 2012 Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA). The Masters of Quality is the highest level of recognition DTNA presents to its component suppliers. It is the seventh occasion and fifth consecutive year where Remy has received this honor.
"Being awarded the Masters of Quality is a major achievement and having won seven times certainly puts Remy in an exclusive group of suppliers," stated Paul Romanaggi, General Manager, Quality and Supplier Management at Daimler Trucks North America.
2012 marked the 25th year DTNA has acknowledged its North American component manufacturers who meet or exceed the company's solid quality standards and exhibit a commitment to continuous improvement to the quality of products and processes.
"We take great pride in receiving the Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America, " said Jay Pittas, President and CEO, Remy International, Inc. "We appreciate the recognition for our performance. The Remy team is passionate in driving for best- in-class quality and dedicated to continuous improvement. This award validates the efforts of our entire team."The Remy manufacturing facility, which is located in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, supplies Delco Remy heavy duty alternators and starters to Daimler Trucks North America. It also provides new and remanufactured alternators, starters, and service parts to the Freightliner and Thomas Built dealership network. About Daimler Trucks North America Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Bus nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer. About Remy International, Inc. Founded by the Remy Brothers in 1896, Remy International, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and remanufacturer of alternators, starter motors and electric traction motors. Headquartered In Pendleton, IN, with global operations across four continents and 10 countries, Remy International markets products under the Delco Remy® and Remy® trade names. Known for innovation, efficiency, quality, and best-in-class customer service and support, Remy International's products are integrated by leading industrial, specialty, automotive and heavy-duty OEMs and aftermarket providers worldwide. We Start the World & Keep It Running™. Contact: Martha Avery, Remy International, Inc., 765.274.7805 DELCO REMY is a registered trademark of General Motors licensed to Remy International, Inc., Pendleton, IN 46064. SOURCE Remy International, Inc.