Yokohama’s Onomichi plant bags Caterpillar’s premier supplier award
Yokohama’s factory in Onomichi, Japan, bagged Caterpillar’s premier supplier award, the Platinum Level Recertification in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) for the fifth consecutive year.
The company’s Onomichi plant produces OE and replacement off-the-road (OTR) tyres for a wide range of equipment. “Once again, we’re extremely honored to receive Caterpillar’s Platinum Level Recertification,” said Andrew Zeisser, YTC director, OE sales. “Earning an award like this five years running from a world-class OEM like Caterpillar is a true testament to Yokohama’s global commitment to deliver best-in-class quality products and service.” Caterpillar’s SQEP award recognizes suppliers like Yokohama that have exhibited excellent process control, shown a desire for ongoing continuous improvement and have provided quality products to Caterpillar.