Muskegon, Michigan, March 3, 2016 – SAF-HOLLAND, a leading global manufacturer of trailer and truck suspensions, fifth wheels, landing gear and coupling products, is pleased to announce that it has received Vanguard National Parts’ Outstanding Supplier award.

Vanguard ranks each vendor based on four categories: accuracy, availability, alignment, and advice. Within each category, a vendor receives a numeric score from below expectations to above expectations. Vanguard recognized SAF-HOLLAND as an Outstanding Supplier because they have met or exceeded expectations in all four categories.

“We recognize the commitment SAF-HOLLAND has made to meet or exceed our expectations,” said Don Walton, product manager at Vanguard National Parts. “They continually build the relationship between our two companies through new marketing strategies and product development.”

“It’s an honor to receive Vanguard’s Outstanding Supplier award,” said Carl Mesker, vice president of SAF-HOLLAND Aftermarket. “When we work together and focus on exceeding expectations, we contribute to the success of both of our businesses.”

With sales of approximately EUR 960 million in 2014 and more than 3,000 employees, SAF-HOLLAND S.A. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of premium product systems and components for trailers, trucks, buses and recreational vehicles. The product range encompasses trailer axle and suspension systems, truck and bus suspensions, fifth wheels, coupling devices, kingpins, and landing legs among other things. SAF-HOLLAND sells its products under the SAF, HOLLAND and NEWAY brand names on six continents to Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEM”), to the replacement parts market through aftermarket distribution, as well as by means of a global service and distribution network. SAF-HOLLAND also sells its products to end users and service centers using this network. SAF-HOLLAND has established itself as one of the few manufacturers in its sector that is internationally positioned with an extensive product range and a broad service network. SAF-HOLLAND S.A. is listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is among the stocks in the SDAX (ISIN: LU0307018795).