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ConMet Wins Daimler Award

Vancouver, WA – Consolidated Metco (ConMet), a leading supplier of components to the commercial vehicle industry, announced today that is has received the prestigious Daimler Supplier Award for 2012. ConMet was recognized at a ceremony at the Mercedes-Benz Center in Stuttgart, Germany on March 14, 2013.

ConMet was honored for its performance in interior plastic components, which include instrument panels, interior storage systems and door panels.

“We are very proud to receive this award,” noted ConMet President Ed Oeltjen. “It demonstrates our commitment to supplying the best quality products through collaborative design, superior product development, advanced manufacturing techniques and excellent customer service.”

Each year, Daimler AB recognizes the best performing suppliers in terms of technology, quality, cost, and supply.  This year’s awards ceremony was the highlight of the themed event “Night of Masterpieces” in the Mercedes-Benz Center Stuttgart.

This is the second time in three years that ConMet has received the Daimler Supplier Award.  For 2010, the company was recognized by Daimler for its outstanding performance in supplying exterior plastic components.

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, delivered a speech to more than 450 top-ranking representatives of the most important Daimler suppliers and around 200 representatives of Daimler Management in which he emphasized the importance of the suppliers for Daimler’s success: “Our goal is profitable growth. In order to achieve this, we need you as our partners.” Dr. Zetsche expressed his sincere gratitude to the suppliers gathered there in recognition of their teamwork and their contribution to the records achieved in the 2012 business year: “You are not just our key suppliers, you are also our key supporters.”

In addition to interior plastic parts, ConMet also supplies Daimler commercial vehicles with exterior plastic components, lightweight aluminum castings, brake drums and rotors and low maintenance hub assemblies.

Consolidated Metco, a major Class 8 truck supplier, is a subsidiary of AMSTED Industries, one of the world’s largest transportation component manufacturers, specializing in products that serve the rail, heavy-duty vehicle, automotive, construction/building, and general industrial markets. Amsted is also one of the largest 100 percent employee-owned companies in the United States. For additional information about ConMet or its advanced line of products, call 800-547-9473 or visit us at