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Mitsubishi Electric Awarded PACCAR’s 2014 Quality Achievement Award

Northville, Mich. – October 12, 2015 – Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc., a member of the Mitsubishi Electric group companies, has received PACCAR’s prestigious 2014 50 PPM Quality Achievement award. This award is given to suppliers that achieve exceptional quality levels through low defective parts-per-million (PPM) for their parts and components. Mitsubishi Electric supplies PACCAR, a truck manufacturer, with medium- and heavy-duty starters and alternators.

PACCAR is known around the world for the high-quality standards of its DAF, Kenworth, and Peterbilt truck brands. PACCAR achieves these high levels by monitoring the quality of its suppliers’ parts and components to ensure that product defects are below 50 PPM. This standard includes both original truck production parts as well as warranty claims.

“At Mitsubishi Electric, we are always looking for ways to increase our product performance, improve our quality levels, and provide best-in-class customer service,” said Dave Stone, executive director of Powertrain, Body & Chassis. “We are honored and proud to have received the PACCAR 50 PPM Quality Achievement award.”

About Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc., a U.S. affiliate company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, was established in 1979 to serve the North American automotive, heavy-duty truck and coach business. Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America offers a wide range of products and services, including Passenger Entertainment Systems, Car Navigation Systems, Screens, Head Units, and Amplifiers. Additional information is available at: www.meaa-mea.com.

In addition to automotive electrical components, Mitsubishi Electric US group companies’ principal businesses include semiconductor devices, factory automation products, heating and cooling products, elevators and escalators, solar modules, electric utility products, and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. There are approximately 50 locations throughout North America with approximately 3,600 employees.
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