Nelson Stud Welding Receives Prestigious PACCAR Quality Award

Nelson Stud Welding’s Elyria, OH Facility met PACCAR’s Quality Award for Achieving 50 PPM or better Quality

Elyria, OH — Nelson Stud Welding, the acknowledged leading manufacturer and distributor of weld stud fasteners and application equipment, has been awarded PACCAR’s Quality Achievement Award for meeting and/or exceeding PACCAR’s 50 PPM standard of excellence throughout 2014.

According to Sergay Poborka, Director of Purchasing for PACCAR, “Nelson Stud Welding receiving PACCARs 2014 <50PPM Quality Award represents a combination of excellent quality, warranty and delivery performance.” He added that, “ PACCAR congratulates the team members at Nelson Stud who were responsible for this achievement.”

Ken Caratelli, President of Nelson Stud Welding and head of Doncasters Fastener Systems Division, noted that, “We’re proud to contribute to PACCAR’s well known dedication to supporting its international customer base with exceptionally high-quality standard medium and heavy-duty trucks. During 2015, we’re performing at approximately a < 10 PPM Quality Standard and we’re dedicated to doing everything in our power to maintain that standard throughout the year and beyond.”


PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium medium and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. Kenworth Truck Company builds premium commercial vehicles for sale in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia and for export throughout the world. Peterbilt Motors also designs, manufactures and distributes premium commercial vehicles in the US and Canada. DAF Trucks manufactures trucks in the Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil and the United Kingdom for sale throughout Western and Eastern Europe, and export to Asia, Africa, North and South America. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services, information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

About Nelson Stud Welding

Part of the Doncasters Fastener Systems Division, Nelson Stud Welding is the leading global manufacturer and distributor of weld stud fasteners and application equipment serving the construction, industrial and automotive markets. Virtually all automotive manufacturers worldwide use fasteners and automatic feed or high- speed robotic stud welding systems produced by Nelson. The company offers a broad range of stud fasteners and both digital and analog based stud welding equipment to support OEMs around the globe. Nelson Stud Welding is part of Doncasters Fastener Systems, consisting of six companies manufacturing a wide range of fastener systems including studs and related products for the transportation, energy, aerospace, military and industrial markets. Through these six core manufacturing entities, the Group supports its customers with everything from initial design through forging, high-volume manufacture and JIT delivery of precision engineered fasteners produced from a wide range of materials.

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