WABCO Reman Solutions Named 'Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year'
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM and ROCHESTER HILLS, MICHIGAN -- (Marketwired) --
01/28/14 -- WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) (www.wabco-auto.com), a
global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial
vehicle industry, today announced that its Reman Solutions business
has been named "Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year" by the Heavy
Duty Remanufacturers Group (HDRG) of the Automotive Parts
Remanufacturers Association (APRA). The award, which was announced at
the APRA Annual Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group Summit in Las Vegas,
Nevada, recognizes the remanufacturer that has demonstrated the
highest level of leadership and vision in the industry.
WABCO Reman Solutions was selected "Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the
Year" for its:
-- Dedication to quality and innovation
-- Outstanding customer service
-- Technical excellence
-- Diverse product portfolio of heavy duty remanufactured parts
-- Global capabilities, with facilities in Rochester Hills, Michigan;
Stanowice, Poland; Jinan, China; and a joint venture operation in San
Luis Potosi, Mexico
In accepting the award, Salvador Munoz-Zarate, WABCO Reman Solutions
business leader, said: "We are honored to receive this top industry
distinction, particularly as it recognizes our global capability as a
differentiator. It also validates our talented team's continued
commitment to grow an organization that serves our customers globally
by building on experience, quality and a wide product offer, which
are at the core of WABCO's value proposition."
"WABCO Reman Solutions has always been supportive of APRA's Heavy
Duty Brake Group, especially with speakers and plant tours," said
Sandra Standley, chairman, HDRG. "One of the reasons I'm proud of
WABCO winning this award is that they have always been collaborative
across continents with insights and information on remanufacturing.
WABCO's award as the "Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year" fits
perfectly with our industry association's mission and efforts in
further global connectivity."
As a market leader, WABCO Reman Solutions has earned several key
industry certifications, including International Organization for
Standardization (ISO) certifications - ISO/TS 16949 and ISO
14001:2004 - for successfully developing standardized quality and
environmental management systems at its remanufacturing facilities.
It has also received the Occupational Health and Safety Management
System BS OHSAS 18001:2007 certification that promotes safety in the
"WABCO is committed to providing value-based solutions to the global
commercial vehicle industry," said Nick Rens, WABCO Vice President,
Trailer Systems, Aftermarket and Off-Highway. "While we are proud to
win this prestigious award, we also plan to build on this success and
strive to make continuous improvements as we expand our
remanufacturing business and further globalize to satisfy customers
through high-quality and diverse products and services."
Formed by WABCO in 2010, WABCO Reman Solutions specializes in
remanufacturing electronic and mechatronic components, as well as
traditional mechanical products that are made by WABCO and other
manufacturers. WABCO's remanufactured products serve original
equipment manufacturers as well as tier-one and tier-two suppliers on
a global basis.
WABCO (NYSE:WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and
control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles.
Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough
electronic, mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking,
stability and transmission automation systems supplied to the world's
leading commercial truck, bus and trailer manufacturers. With sales
of $2.5 billion in 2012, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.
For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com .
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