MORRISTOWN, Tenn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently honored Jesse Ramirez with the company's 2013 Manufacturing Lifetime Engineering Achievement Award.
Ramirez, senior gear development engineer at Meritor's Morristown, Tennessee facility, earned the award for developing precision forging and machining processes that have improved product quality and reduced costs. Since beginning his career at Meritor as an industrial engineer in 1986, Ramirez has worked as a tool and gear engineer and assumed roles with increasing areas of responsibility.
"Precision forging is technology developed by Meritor, and Jesse was instrumental in implementing it in Morristown," said Chris Villavarayan, president, Americas for Meritor. "His expertise has been important in our ongoing efforts to invest in the latest technological innovations that help Meritor manufacture high-quality, competitive products."
Ramirez lives in Morristown.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of more than 9,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 18 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at meritor.com.
SOURCE Meritor, Inc.