BELLEVUE, Wash.—PACCAR annually recognizes its top performing suppliers in its Supplier Performance Management (SPM) program. The SPM program evaluates a supplier’s performance in the areas of product development, operations support and business alignment with PACCAR objectives.

Through the SPM program, suppliers and PACCAR cross-functional teams collaborate to identify performance enhancements and to develop product innovations. PACCAR has given 89 supplier awards since the launch of the SPM program in 2014.

“We are excited about our suppliers’ performance achieved since we launched the SPM program three years ago,” said Bill Jackson, PACCAR vice president. “We appreciate the value created for customers, dealers and PACCAR from continuous improvement initiatives under the program. PACCAR recognizes and honors top suppliers that reached the SPM Master, Leader and Achiever status, the top quartile of SPM performance.”

The 2017 SPM Master is:          

● Rago and Son, Inc

The 2017 SPM Leaders are:

● Defiance Metal Products Co

● NIC Global

● Flexfab, LLC

● PKC Group North America

● Link Manufacturing, Ltd

● Superior Trim

The 2017 SPM Achievers are:

● Accuride Corporation

● Leoni Wiring Systems

● Arconic Wheel & Transport

● Mancor Ohio Inc

● American Trim

● Meritor, Inc

● Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

● Metalsa

● Bridgestone Americas Tire Ops

● Michelin North America, Inc

● Consolidated Metco (Castings)

● MSSL Wiring Systems Inc

● Core Molding Technologies, Inc

● Neenah Enterprises Inc

● Cummins, Inc

● Norma Group

● Cummins Emission Solutions

● Optimas Solutions

● Drive Automotive Ind of America

● Paramont Manufacturing LLC

● East Penn Manufacturing

● Parker Hannifin

● Eaton Corporation

● Pilkington North America

● Eaton Hydraulics Group

● Ryerson


● Sheppard, a Wabco Company

● Horton, Inc

● Vibracoustic

● Jost International

● Voss Automotive, Inc



“PACCAR works closely with suppliers to produce the highest quality products in the industry. We appreciate the SPM Achiever suppliers for attaining that performance level in 2017, and in particular, the seven suppliers that achieved SPM Master and Leader status,” said Darrin Siver, PACCAR senior vice president.

PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

PACCAR shares are listed on Nasdaq Global Select Market, symbol PCAR. Its homepage is


Ken Hastings, 425-468-7530