Axalta Receives Daimler Truck Masters of Quality Supplier Award

The award honors top suppliers of components and services to Freightliner Trucks and Western Star brand trucks.


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Axalta received the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Masters of Quality Supplier award. The award honors top suppliers of components and services to Freightliner Trucks and Western Star brand trucks.

3 men holding award.


From left to right, Nigel Budden, Axalta president of the Americas; Phil Henriques, Axalta business director of  Americas for commercial transportation coatings; and Mike Vallieres, Daimler Truck supplier management east.


The annual program recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores based on quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as measured on a balanced scorecard basis. These suppliers demonstrate dedication to continuous improvement of the quality of their products, support to DTNA and overall performance.

“It’s a great day of celebration for our employees as we recognize their incredible contributions for this prestigious award,” says Joseph Wood, Axalta's vice president for commercial transportation coatings. “This award acknowledges our commitment to our customers, to providing exceptional service and support, and to offering outstanding products.”

Jeff Allen, senior vice president of operations and specialty vehicles for Daimler Trucks North America, says it is with the commitment and support of all their suppliers that they can provide  customers with the quality, service and highest levels of product innovations in the industry.

“We are pleased to recognize the 45 Masters of Quality award recipients who have excelled in their commitment to excellence and we appreciate their continued partnership,” Allen says.

Axalta is a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings for light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines. Visit axalta.com.


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