Yokohama Tire Receives Platinum Supplier Award

Yokohama Tire Receives Platinum Supplier Award
Caterpillar has honoured Yokohama Tire with a Platinum Level Recertification award in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). (Photo: Yokohama Tire)

Yokohama Tire recently announced that it is the recipient of Caterpillar’s premier supplier award for the seventh consecutive year.

Yokohama Tire Corporation has earned Caterpillar’s premier supplier award for the seventh consecutive year. The award – Platinum Level Recertification in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP)—has been sent to Yokohama’s factory in Onomichi, Japan.

The manufacturing unit is responsible for producing OE and replacement off-the-road (OTR) tires for a wide range of equipment.

Caterpillar’s SQEP award honours suppliers like Yokohama for showing excellent process control, exhibiting a desire for ongoing constant improvement and delivering quality products to Caterpillar.

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

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