PETERBILT RECEIVES THREE FROST & SULLIVAN MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP AWARDS
Denton, Texas (August 22, 2016)
Peterbilt Motors Company received three prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council in the areas of Operational Excellence Leadership. Peterbilt received awards for Test Flow Improvement and Truck Assembly Process Efficiency, with the latter also receiving a Higher Achiever award.
The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor a wide range of leading companies throughout many industries. Peterbilt has won nine of the awards over the past three years.
“Peterbilt is proud to again be recognized for our ongoing initiatives to increase operational efficiencies and optimize our manufacturing processes while continuing to build the industry’s highest quality trucks,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “Peterbilt continues to set higher standards through advanced technologies, groundbreaking innovations and a collaborative working environment.”
The Manufacturing Leadership and Higher Achiever awards for Truck Assembly Process Efficiency recognized Peterbilt’s plant-wide initiative to streamline multiple stages of its manufacturing process. “That program resulted in record daily production while increasing assembly flexibility, reducing waste and improving overall manufacturing efficiency,” said Leon Handt, Peterbilt’s Assistant General Manager of Operations.
The Test Flow Improvement project optimized truck testing and validation processes for greater volume, recognizing Peterbilt’s focus on producing the highest quality in the industry.
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.