Winsert, Inc. earns recognition as 2018 John Deere Supplier of the Year

April 23, 2019















MARINETTE, WI – Winsert, Inc. has earned recognition as John Deere Power Systems 2018 Supplier of the Year in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program.  Winsert recently received “Partner-level Supplier” status within the program for the eighth consecutive year and was inducted into the John Deere Supplier Hall of Fame in 2015.  The Marinette, Wisconsin-based company was selected for the Supplier of the Year honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement.  Company employees accepted the recognition during the Achieving Excellence global awards banquet held on April 16th in Iowa.


Winsert is a supplier of valve seat inserts to John Deere’s operation in Waterloo, IA, Springfield, MO, Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, and Saran, France.


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.

About Winsert: Winsert is a leading global provider of innovative alloy solutions. In addition to manufacturing components in traditional common trade materials, Winsert utilizes patented and proprietary alloys to develop fast, effective, and affordable solutions for their OEM partners.  Winsert's alloys serve as true replacement materials for expensive high cobalt and nickel content materials.  With the ever-fluctuating metal markets and cobalt instability, Winsert’s patented and proprietary alloys provide peace of mind in terms of proven performance as well as cost savings and cost stability.  Winsert provides corrosion-resistant, wear-resistant, and high temperature alloys for various applications within internal combustion engines, power generation, emission controls, industrial valves, and food processing.