Posted on November 08, 2011

Michelin Receives Performance Award From Secretary of Defense

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Latest Recognition for 'Right-Tire, On-Time' Service to U.S. Military

Hilton Head, S.C. (Nov. 8, 2011) – Michelin North America was honored with a 2011 Secretary of Defense Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) Award at a ceremony last week at the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Fall Product Support Conference. Michelin Aircraft Tire Company was a PBL Component-Level Award recipient for supplying tires to the U.S. Navy.

"This award from the Secretary of Defense demonstrates Michelin's expertise, reliability and commitment to supporting our Navy's mobility requirements," said Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America. "The men and women of the U.S. military make great sacrifices to serve our country. At Michelin, it is our privilege to serve them in return through our 'right-tire, on-time' efforts."

In addition to the PBL Award, Michelin Aircraft Tire Company and Michelin Americas Truck Tires have both been recognized before with eight consecutive Best Value Awards from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). In 2011, Michelin was among a group of only 182 companies - out of more than 7,000 military parts suppliers - that were recognized by the DLA for meeting performance requirements in the Automated Best Value System.

 

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Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its customers’ mobility, and sustainably; designing and distributing the most innovative tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (michelinman.com)