PACCAR SPM

Link Mfg. honored with the 2020 Achiever level by PACCAR

BELLEVUE, Washington, USA (March 23, 2021) – Link Mfg., Ltd. announced that it has been recognized as an Achiever in the 2020 Supplier Performance Management (SPM) program by PACCAR. This is the fifth consecutive year that Link has been recognized by the SPM program. Link earned high marks in several of the areas of performance measured, demonstrating the company’s level of dedication to PACCAR and its interests.

"Each year Link pledges to provide superior service and support to PACCAR. Link is honored to have earned this award, which is a testament to our customer-focused culture,” said Jim Huls, president of Link Mfg. “We are driven to outperform in our long-lasting and successful partnership, meeting and exceeding the goals set for supplier performance. We look forward to continuing to help PACCAR achieve their business goals, now and in the future."
PACCAR Supplier Performance Management Program SMP Achiever Logo

PACCAR uses its SPM program to evaluate its suppliers in key aspects of supplier performance and alignment with its business objectives. The program drives performance enhancements and product innovations, encouraging collaboration and continuous improvement between PACCAR and its suppliers. Top performing suppliers are recognized each year, honoring them for their commitment to PACCAR and its goals.

"PACCAR is pleased with the level of engagement from our suppliers in this very rigorous SPM program. Our suppliers create value for PACCAR, its customers and dealers, and their own companies under this program. We congratulate all of our suppliers that earned an award in 2020, which was a year of extraordinary challenges due to the global pandemic,” said Ron Augustyn, PACCAR vice president of global purchasing.

About PACCAR

PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced powertrains, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

About Link Mfg., Ltd.

Link develops and manufactures a variety of suspensions, air controls and specialty products, engineered to address the unique needs of commercial vehicle, trailer, motorcoach, transit bus, shuttle bus, recreational vehicle and specialty vehicle markets. Link is the worldwide leader in heavy-duty truck cab air suspensions marketed under the brand name Cabmate. The company is also a leading innovator in vehicle air management and dynamic air suspension control technologies marketed under the brand names SmartValve, Smart Air Management Systems (SAMS), and Road Optimized Innovations (ROI). With manufacturing locations in the United States and Canada and distribution in Europe, Link Mfg., Ltd. is an IATF 16949 and ISO 14001: 2015 (EMS) certified company whose primary products include cab, auxiliary, and chassis suspensions, including heavy vocational, off-highway and air suspension management technologies. Link also makes specialty products such as tire pressure equalization systems, ramps and other products designed to enhance the productivity of commercial vehicles.

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