TEAM Industries earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”
Bagley, MN – March 6, 2012 - TEAM Industries has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. TEAM was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. TEAM’s President and CEO, David Ricke, along with Dustin Knutson, Account Manager, accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held in Davenport, Iowa.
David Ricke, TEAM’s President and CEO stated, “We're delighted to receive this prestigious award. Receiving John Deere’s highest supplier rating is an honor and validates the hard work and dedication of TEAM’s employees. We look forward to continuing our relationship with John Deere and our dedication to exceptional customer service.”
TEAM Industries is a supplier of Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVTs) and gearboxes to John Deere’s operation in Horicon, Wisconsin.
Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.