PETERBILT RECEIVES THREE FROST & SULLIVAN MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP AWARDS
DENTON, Texas (July 6, 2015)
Petertbilt Motors Company received three prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council. Peterbilt’s awards recognize demonstrated excellence in the areas of employee leadership development, manufacturing innovation and operational efficiency.
The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor a wide range of leading companies throughout many industries. Peterbilt also received three Manufacturing Leadership Awards in 2014.
“Peterbilt continues to set new standards of quality, efficiency and productivity. Our commitment to continuous improvement and ongoing investment in our people, processes and technologies allow us to achieve ever increasing levels of innovation,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “We are proud to have our achievements recognized by Frost and Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council.”
Peterbilt won two Manufacturing Leaderships Awards in the Operational Excellence Leadership category for its Cab Trim Line project and for its North Texas Lean Consortium initiative. In the Next-Generation Leadership category, Peterbilt was awarded for its Emerging Leaders program.
The Cab Trim Line project integrated Peterbilt’s cab interior production into one assembly line. “We achieved significant efficiency gains through integrating cab trimming for all Peterbilt models on a single production line,” said Leon Handt, Peterbilt’s Assistant General Manager of Operations.
Peterbilt founded the North Texas Lean Consortium with local companies to share and benchmark manufacturing practices and production systems. The program is focused on increasing efficiencies through lean manufacturing strategies that reduce cost and waste.
Peterbilt leads the Emerging Leaders program which develops next-generation leaders through training and experience at PACCAR Inc divisions in the Southwest region.
About Peterbilt Motors Company
Peterbilt Motors Company, located in Denton, Texas, has a global reputation for superior quality, industry leading design, innovative engineering and fuel efficient solutions, and is recognized as the "Class" of the industry. Peterbilt provides a comprehensive array of aftermarket support programs through its 350-plus North American dealer locations that complement its full lineup of on-highway, vocational and medium duty products, including alternative fuel vehicles. Peterbilt offers industry leading service and support, including preventive maintenance plans, expedited Rapid Check diagnostic services, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt. For more information about Peterbilt, visit www.peterbilt.com.
Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.