Award represents top one percent of Freightliner suppliers demonstrating exceptional results and ongoing quality improvement
DAYTON, Ohio (Aug. 2, 2007) - Recognizing superior quality in providing manufacturing parts and components, Freightliner LLC has named Standard Register (NYSE:SR) a recipient of this year's Masters of Quality Award. A five-time recipient of the award, Standard Register is a leading provider of document and print management services.
Freightliner, the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America, has presented this award to the top one percent of its 3,000+ supplier base for the past 20 years. The Masters of Quality Award is the highest recognition that Freightliner gives to its suppliers, representing the best of the best among suppliers providing parts and components to Freightliner businesses. Recipients of the award must demonstrate exceptional results in delivering quality parts and components and display an ongoing commitment to quality improvement.
"Fewer suppliers have been recognized this year with our Masters of Quality Award because the quality bar has been set higher than ever," said Paul Romanaggi, general manager of quality, Freightliner. "As the bar continues to rise, it's suppliers like Standard Register that are instrumental in helping us deliver quality products to our customers year after year."
Standard Register supplies Freightliner with Manufacturing Parts Solutions, including tamper-resistant decals, product identification labels, compliance consulting and design expertise, as well as supply chain management through the company's Label Management Inventory System(TM) (LMIS). In order to receive a Masters of Quality award, these products and services must meet stringent criteria related to quality assurance, service, aftermarket parts, materials, engineering, warranty and purchasing.
"It is a great honor to receive this Masters of Quality supplier award from Freightliner. It's a tribute to our team effort within the manufacturing industry," said Mike Gibson, managing director of the Manufacturing market for Standard Register. "By leveraging our people, processes and technology, customer expectations were met and, in many cases, exceeded. We look forward to continuing and expanding our relationship with Freightliner."
Freightliner will present the Masters of Quality Award to Standard Register employees located at the company's Radcliff, Ky. manufacturing facility.
About Standard Register
Standard Register is a premier document services provider, trusted by companies to manage the critical documents they need to thrive in today's competitive climate. Relying on nearly 100 years of industry expertise, Lean Six Sigma methodologies and leading technologies, the company helps organizations increase efficiency, reduce costs, mitigate risks, grow revenue and meet the challenges of a changing business landscape. It offers document and label solutions, e-business solutions, consulting and print supply chain services to help clients manage documents across their enterprise. More information is available at www.standardregister.com.
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