Allison Transmission receives 2019 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

DTNA recognizes its top suppliers with this award, and Allison is a four-time recipient.

INDIANAPOLIS, January 25, 2021 Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, announced they are the recipient of the 2019 Master of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks of North America (DTNA). This is the fourth time that Allison has received this elite award from DTNA, and is the highest recognition that a supplier can receive. The annual award program recognizes outstanding suppliers that received high scores on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance.

“I want to express our deep appreciation to Allison Transmission for making Quality a top priority”, said Ken Pyne, Manager of Supplier Quality at Daimler Trucks North America.

“Our commitment to excellence and the delivery of high-quality transmissions allow us to meet the rigorous standards set by DTNA,” said Rohan Barua, Vice President of North America Sales for Allison Transmission. “We are proud to receive this award as a key supplier-partner of DTNA, and strive to enable DTNA’s continued success with our mutual end customers.”

A partner for many years, DTNA is one of Allison’s largest North American OEM customers. DTNA is a leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer and includes brands such as Freightliner, Freightliner Custom Chassis, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses.

Jan 26, 2021


Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle propulsion solutions for commercial and defense vehicles, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, and a leader in electrified propulsion systems that Improve the Way the World Works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of applications, including on-highway trucks (distribution, refuse, construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit and coach), motorhomes, off-highway vehicles and equipment (energy, mining and construction applications) and defense vehicles (tactical wheeled and tracked). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. With a presence in more than 150 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing facilities in the USA, Hungary and India, as well as global engineering resources, including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis, Indiana, Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the United Kingdom. Allison also has more than 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit