Jasper Engines & Transmissions has named its Supplier Award winners for 2014. Fourteen recipients were honored in three categories-growth, service and quality.
“Jasper is proud to recognize all of these suppliers,” said Jay Nelson, supplier development-sourcing manager. “We have developed great relationships with many of our suppliers and they continue to be critical partners in the success of Jasper Engines & Transmissions. In the aftermarket industry, we must all continue to work together to provide the highest quality product, and price those products to provide the greatest value to the customer.”
The company’s Growth Award winners were: Avon Automotive, S.A. Gear Inc., Diesel Forward and Eagle Precision Products LLC. Honorees were based on a percentage increase spent from 2013 to 2014, (minimum spent = $100,000).
Service Award winners were: Sonnax Industries, Elgin Industries, Corteco and Modern Silicone. The honorees were established by joint nominating efforts between Sourcing and Buyers in key areas including supplier scorecard results, can-do attitude, sense of urgency, timely responses, problem resolution and high level of expertise, the company noted.
Quality Award winners were: United Engine & Machine Co., King Engine Bearings, NPR of America LLC, BorgWarner and EXEDY Globalparts Corp. The award was established by joint nominating efforts between Jasper sourcing and quality teams in key areas such as: supplier scorecard results, corrective action requests, warranties, quality control first-piece history and quality issue resolution.
And the Outstanding Individual Partner Award was presented to George Sutton of MAHLE, who was selected by the sourcing team for excellence in areas including: “above and beyond” daily support, timely responses, price negotiations, critical decision making, part expediting and overall collaboration and partnership, the company stated.