EVANSVILLE, Ind. – February 16, 2017 – Accuride Corporation – a leading supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries – announced that it is among an elite group of 34 suppliers that have earned a Diamond Supplier Award from Navistar for exceptional performance during 2016. Only those key, strategic suppliers that exceed Navistar’s performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology and cost receive the Diamond Supplier designation. Chad Monroe, Accuride Vice President of OEM Sales, Marketing and Business Development accepted the award on Accuride’s behalf during ceremonies yesterday at Navistar’s world headquarters in Lisle, Illinois.
“Accuride is proud to have been selected once again as a Navistar Diamond Supplier Award winner,” Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch said. “Receiving this elite award for our performance during 2016 reflects the commitment of Accuride’s 1,800 associates, who are dedicated to providing our customers with industry-leading technologies, service and operating performance.”
“Navistar values suppliers who care about our customers as deeply as we do, and are committed to helping us deliver cutting edge technology products with the highest quality, on time, with the lowest total cost of ownership,” said David McKean, vice president, Procurement, Navistar. “Accuride Corporation has proven its commitment to meeting the performance expectations we set forth for quality, delivery, technology and cost.”
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.
With headquarters in Evansville, Ind., USA, Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries. The company’s products include commercial vehicle wheels and wheel-end components and assemblies. The company’s products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride®, Accuride Wheel End Solutions™, Gunite® and Gianetti Ruote™. Accuride is a portfolio company of Crestview Partners. For more information: www.AccurideCorp.com.
Timothy G. Weir, APR
Director of Public Affairs, Communications and Marketing
Phone: (812) 962-5128