México, D.F. – Feb. 18, 2016. – The Daimler Santiago Truck Manufacturing Plant in Santiago Tianguistenco, in the State of Mexico, was presented with the 2015 Mexico National Quality Award. The prestigious award recognizes organizational excellence in terms of innovation, flexibility and customer service.
In a ceremony held at the official residence of the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto presented the 2015 Mexico National Quality Award to the Daimler Santiago Plant executive team. The recognition is one of the most sought after in the business sector in Mexico. Every year, hundreds of businesses and institutions compete for the award with the objective of becoming the Mexican national benchmark for quality and competitiveness.
“The achievement of the 2015 Mexico National Quality Award is the result of the passion and commitment from the entire Daimler Commercial Vehicles Mexico Santiago team,” said Flavio E. Rivera Mejía, manager, Daimler Trucks Santiago Plant. “Daimler Trucks leadership, as well as the trust from our customers inspires us to develop the highest quality most innovative trucks in the industry, bar none.”
The Santiago manufacturing facility produces the Freightliner M2, Columbia, Coronado and Cascadia models for the NAFTA and Latin-American regions, specifically for countries such as Peru, Chile, Colombia and Puerto Rico.
“The Santiago facility reflects our company’s commitment to Mexico and the commercial vehicle industry,” said Stefan Kurschner, president and CEO, Daimler Commercial Vehicles Mexico. “The Santiago plant contributes to the development of thousands of workers and customers and the trust they place in our quality and innovation excellence.”
The Santiago plant is governed by the highest international quality standards and fitted with cutting-edge technology. With 46 years of operation, this plant has become a source of employment and development for the State of Mexico driving the well-being of thousands of families in the region.
About Daimler Trucks Mexico
In Mexico, Daimler Trucks has two manufacturing plants located in Santiago Tianguistenco, State of Mexico, and in Saltillo, Coahuila; plus an International Parts Distribution Center in San Luis Potosí, an Engine and Components Remanufacturing Plant in Toluca, State of Mexico, and a Dealer Network comprised of more than 83 sales and service points nationwide.