Caterpillar Says Yokohama Is a Platinum Partner

April 17, 2019

Yokohama Tire Corp. has earned Caterpillar Inc.'s platinum supplier award for the seventh straight year.

The Yokohama factory in Onomichi, Japan, was awarded the Platinum Level Recertification in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). The plant produces original equipment and replacement off-the-road (OTR) tires for a wide range of Caterpillar equipment. 

“It’s quite a tribute for Yokohama to be recognized by Caterpillar for the seventh straight year,” said Bruce Besancon, vice president of OTR sales for Yokohama. “Caterpillar is an esteemed, world-class OEM and earning their Platinum Level Recertification is a high honor. It’s an acknowledgement of Yokohama’s continued global commitment to deliver best-in-class quality products and service.”

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