Wabash National names WABCO supplier of the year

US-based OEM, Wabash National, has awarded the Pinnacle Award for 2019 to technology company, WABCO.

The Pinnacle Award, presented by Wabash National’s senior leadership, recognises Wabash National’s supplier of the year.

In presenting its 2019 Pinnacle Award to WABCO, Nick Adler, Vice President of Supply Chain and Business Transformation, said: “We pride ourselves on safety at Wabash National, and WABCO provides a great performing product that enhances the safety of our products on the road. In addition, the speed at which WABCO moves and their response times are among some of the best in our supply base”.

WABCO has provided Wabash National with trailer vehicle controls, including anti-lock braking systems, for more than 15 years. This is the first Pinnacle Award for WABCO and its ninth Wabash National supplier award overall.

“On behalf of the entire WABCO team, we are honoured to earn Wabash National’s recognition as its top supplier during 2019,” said WABCO North America Trailer Sales Leader, Pat Kealy.

“Vehicle safety is at the centre of WABCO’s priorities, which is aligned with Wabash,” he said. “Wabash is an integral part of our trailer business’ success, and we are committed to deliver outstanding products and value for Wabash and the fleet customers it serves.”

WABCO supplies trailer vehicle controls to Wabash, including EasyStopTM and Enhanced EasyStopTM anti-lock braking systems and SmartTrac vehicle roll stability system (RSS).

In other news, WABCO has partnered with Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play.

(Image L-R: Richard Mansilla, Wabash National, Director of Global Strategic Sourcing; Allison Belden, WABCO Customer Service Manager; Patrick Kealy, WABCO North America Trailer Business Leader; Brent Yeagy, Wabash National President and CEO; Zakary Kennedy, WABCO Key Account Leader; Nick Adler, Wabash National, VP Supply Chain and Business Transformation; and Cody Vaught, Wabash National, Global Category Manager.)

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