All Arconic Wheels exceed DAF requirements in 2016

Arconic has announced that its Alcoa forged aluminium wheels have received a quality achievement award from PACCAR for meeting or exceeding stringent 10 parts per million (PPM) quality performance requirements. Arconic achieved 0 PPM in 2016 for deliveries to DAF, a subsidiary of PACCAR, reflecting excellence in every step of the manufacturing process, forging to finishing to packaging.

PPM is used to measure quality. Ten PPM would reflect ten incidents per one million products received by customers – or .001 percent of deliveries.  The industry standard is 50 PPM.

“Our more than three decades-long partnership with DAF is built on Arconic’s uncompromising focus on quality, innovation and performance, and so we are incredibly proud that 100 per cent of the products we delivered in 2016 met or exceeded DAF requirements,” said Merrick Murphy, President of Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products.

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