Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation honored 33 of its suppliers with the company’s prestigious Premier Supplier Award. This is the seventh year that Eaton has recognized a select group of its global suppliers with this award. Among the award winners in the direct materials category was Vanamatic Company. “We are proud to honor this elite group of suppliers for their outstanding service and commitment to excellence. The Premier Supplier Awards are reserved for Eaton’s best suppliers across the enterprise,” said Craig Reed, Eaton Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management.
“We congratulate each of our suppliers for their efforts in establishing Eaton as a global power management company and look forward to their continuing contributions in 2012,” CEO/President of Manufacturing Jeff Wiltsie said. “This is a significant award for Vanamatic Company. Eaton Corporation has more than 30,000 global suppliers world-wide; to be recognized within the top 33 performers is a great honor. It also speaks to the hard work, dedication, and quality workmanship of our employees.”
“On behalf of my cell members, this award means a great deal to us. It’s always a nice feeling to know that our customers appreciate the hard work we put into their products,” Manufacturing Group Leader Chuck Wilson said.
Vanamatic Company has received the Eaton Corporation Premier Supplier Award three times since 2006 and the Supplier Excellence Award in 2009, which recognizes the very top companies in the supply base.
“Eaton is our oldest and largest customer. We are very proud to receive this year’s award and could not have achieved this level of success without the continued efforts of our most valuable asset, our employees. We truly have one of the best workforces around,” CEO/President of Sales Jim Wiltsie, Jr. said.
CEO/President of Quality Perry Wiltsie agreed.
“There are many things that distinguish one supplier from another. Quality is one of the key indicators that customers monitor in determining their sourcing decisions. Our employees have worked hard to develop and follow systems that will not only meet but exceed our customers’ expectations. Being named as one of Eaton’s elite suppliers is an honor that confirms the efforts that our employees are making is appreciated by more than just the top management at Vanamatic, but also by the customers who receive their products,” he said.
Vanamatic Company: Established in 1954, Vanamatic is a global leader in the precision machined products industry, serving customers in the aerospace, fluid power, automotive, refrigeration, construction, agricultural and energy conveyance industries. Vanamatic Company employs 80 full and part time employees.