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COMPETITION WATCH: CVG, International reach agreement

NEW ALBANY, Ohio -- Commercial Vehicle Group has announced its National Seating division will sign a three-year sup...

NEW ALBANY, Ohio — Commercial Vehicle Group has announced its National Seating division will sign a three-year supply agreement to continue as the standard truck and bus air suspension seat provider for International Truck and Engine Corporation. National Seating currently provides seats for the International medium and heavy duty truck lines and IC bus lines out of their 245,000 sq. ft. plant in Vonore, Tenn.

“We are pleased to have reached an agreement with International Truck and Engine that not only secures our position as a primary seat provider, but also opens the door to new and exciting opportunities for the family of CVG companies. This agreement will continue to strengthen our relationship as a strategic business partner with a recognized leader in the heavy truck and school bus industry,” said Mervin Dunn, CVG president and CEO.

“National Seating is a strategic supplier for our air suspension seating requirements, and we are pleased that our companies have agreed to continue this important business relationship with the future signature of this three-year agreement. International greatly appreciates National Seating’s efforts in support of our seating programs and we look forward to continue identifying ways that will mutually benefit our companies,” said Armando Medina, International’s purchasing supply manager.

“National Seating is able to retain business with every major original equipment manufacturer due to our comprehensive research and development efforts. We seek to uncover the true ergonomic needs of the driver and are constantly on the look out for new technologies and innovation that increase customer satisfaction,” said Logan Mullinix, CVG vice president of research and development.

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