An active member of HDMA since 1993, Joy has served in all of the HDMA leadership positions, including two terms as its chairman. He served twice as the program chairman for the association’s HD Dialogue, its now-annual program forecasting the industry’s future, and has served on the HDMA executive committee. Joy also served as chairman of HDMA’s Heavy Duty Business Forum for two terms. He was a founding member of HDMA’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Manufacturers Council and served as its chairman.
“As a true steward of the industry and a devoted member of HDMA and MEMA, Pete has been a staunch supporter of the supplier community and of the heavy duty industry,” said Bob McKenna, president and CEO of MEMA. “He truly embodies the spirit of this award, which has been presented by the membership of MEMA to honor selfless contribution to the motor vehicle supplier industry.”
Past Triangle Award winners include the late Joseph M. Magliochetti of Dana Corp.; Tom Gallagher of Genuine Parts Co., Atlanta, Ga.; Robert H. Raff, MAAP; L. Gene Stohler of Masco Tech Inc.; Frederick J. Mancheski of Echlin Inc.; John M. Riess (then of The Gates Rubber Co.); Larry McCurdy (then of Moog Automotive); and Jack Reilly (then of Tenneco Automotive).
MEMA represents more than 700 motor vehicle product manufacturers with nearly 12,000 U.S. plant locations and 1.2 million workers. MEMA supports its members through its three market segment associations: Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) and Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA). For more information, visit www.mema.org.