Eagle Alloy, Inc. Recognized as a John Deere “Partner-Level Supplier”

    Eagle Alloy, Inc. Recognized as a John Deere “Partner-Level Supplier”

    Posted by Vikki Shonkwiler on 2019 Mar 20


    From left: Traci Devlin, Supply Base Manager, John Deere; Mark Hollenbeck, Senior Sales Engineer, Eagle Alloy; Nic Tarzwell, Chief Technical Officer, Eagle AlloyEagle Alloy, Inc. has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2018 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating.

    Eagle Alloy was selected for the honor in recognition of our dedication to providing products and services of outstanding quality as well as our commitment to continuous improvementCompany employees Mark Hollenbeck and Nic Tarzwell accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on February 13th in Bettendorf, Iowa. According to Hollenbeck, Eagle Alloy Senior Sales Engineer, "This recognition is not possible without a full team effort...It has been what has made us so successful, and will continue to make us successful in the years to come."

    Eagle Alloy is a supplier of various castings to the Ag & Turf Division of multiple John Deere operations including Des Moines, Fargo, and Valley City.

    Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including:

    • Quality
    • Cost management
    • Delivery
    • Technical support
    • Wavelength (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.

    Learn more about Eagle Alloy: who we are and what we do

    Tags: Awards, Eagle Alloy, Recognition

    Vikki Shonkwiler

    Written by Vikki Shonkwiler

    Vikki is Sales Technician at Eagle Alloy, Inc. in Muskegon, MI. A Hoosier at heart, she grew up in Indiana and graduated from Indiana University with a double major in computer science and Spanish. She is a self-professed numbers geek—so much so that she actually enjoys doing tax preparation. When she’s not crunching numbers or managing sales teams, Vikki enjoys traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

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