LISLE, Ill. – January 30, 2015 –Navistar this week awarded 26 top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Award. Out of more than 1,200 suppliers, this elite group exceeded the performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology and cost.
“Among the hundreds of high-quality, high-performance suppliers we depend on to build our trucks, buses and engines, Diamond Suppliers are an elite group representing the best of the best,” said Phil Christman, Navistar senior vice president and Chief Procurement Officer.
From freight and engineering services to plastics, electronics, seats and castings, the Diamond Supplier Award recognizes suppliers from around the world. The latest group of Diamond Suppliers includes a diverse group of businesses—women- and minority-owned businesses, small and large companies from the Midwest and other areas of the United States, as well as global suppliers from Mexico, Taiwan, China and Canada.
This year’s recipients include:
“When we are able to collaborate effectively, we can build relationships that are mutually beneficial,” Christman added. “Through our collaboration, we’re able work together to grow the business and create products of distinction for our customers. We have bold plans for growth as a company, and we will need our supplier support to get there. Working together with each of our suppliers, we can look forward to a future filled with great success for all of us.”
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce® brand 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.
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