For eight years in a row, Wabco received the Excellent Supplier Award from Sinotruk (Hong Kong) Ltd. Jinan Power Division and China Heavy Duty Truck Group Hangzhou Engine.
In addition to the recognition from customers, Wabco also won five awards from industry bodies and peers, praising the company's performance in areas such as environmental stewardship and innovations in technology.
"We are deeply honored to have been recognized by our customers and industry peers. The year 2013 has been a tremendous one for Wabco in China when we continued to successfully strengthen our industry-leading position as a key supplier in the commercial vehicle industry," said Dr. Leon Liu, president, Wabco Asia.
As Wabco's President in Asia, Dr. Liu himself recently received the award of "Top 100 new leaders in China's economy in 2013" at the 2013 China Economic Summit Forum jointly organized by the China Economic News and leading Chinese newspaper People's Daily.
Wabco is a global supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. Founded nearly 150 years ago, Wabco says it continues to pioneer electronic, mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking, stability and transmission automation systems supplied to the world’s leading commercial truck, bus and trailer manufacturers. With sales of $2.7 billion in 2013, Wabco is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.