Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets and they have just honored a WMU Alumnus with a lifetime achievement award.
Jack Mckenzie (BS '78, Mechanical Engineering) was honored in late August with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Product Engineering. McKenzie earned the award for distinguished leadership in design and development of on-highway axles, including Meritor's 14X axle product design and production release. Additionally, it was noted that McKenzie has been instrumental in developing new carrier designs for key defense programs, and in providing support for new off-highway carrier designs. He was also recognized for his problem-solving capabilities.
McKenzie began his career at Meritor in 1977 as a co-op student. Currently he is chief engineer leading the North America Carrier engineering group, which supports the truck, off-highway and defense business units.
With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, Meritor serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers in more than 70 countries. Meritor is made up of approximately 10,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries.
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