|Grote Earns Navistar Diamond Supplier Award for Third Year in a Row|
|Thursday, 25 June 2009 00:00|
MADISON, Ind. -- Navistar, Inc., recently presented Grote Industries with its 2008 Diamond Supplier Award, the company's highest honor for suppliers. The award was presented in recognition of Grote's abilities to meet and exceed Navistar's expectations and requirements. This is the third consecutive year that Grote Industries has achieved this honor.
Navistar's Diamond Supplier Award is an ongoing program that acknowledges exceptional performance by a supplier in the areas of quality, delivery and cost control. The award is given to providers who strategically align with Navistar's business goals, while also demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement. Diamond Suppliers collaborate technically and commercially with Navistar and play an integral role in growing Navistar's business.
"We are pleased that our high standards and our quality of products and services have earned us the distinction of being a Navistar Diamond Supplier again this year,” said vice president of sales and marketing, Dominic Grote. "We look forward to continuing to bring quality and value to our relationship with Navistar.”:
About Grote Industries
Grote Industries is a family-owned company and is QS-9000, TS16949 and ISO 14001 certified. The leading manufacturer and marketer of vehicle safety systems products, Grote Industries engineers and manufactures LED, fluorescent and incandescent lamps, mirrors, wiring systems, turn signal switches, connection accessories and reflective accessories. For more than 108 years, Grote has provided state-of-the-art solutions for OEM and aftermarket customers worldwide. Headquartered in Madison, Indiana, USA, Grote also maintains locations in Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Additional information is available at www.grote.com.
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce® brand diesel engines, IC brand school and commercial buses, the Monaco®, Holiday Rambler®, Safari®, Beaver®, McKenzieTM and R-Vision® brand recreational vehicles, and Workhorse® brand chassis for motor homes and step vans. It also is a private-label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV markets. The company also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com/newsroom.