MARINETTE, WI – Winsert, Inc. has earned recognition as a partner-level supplier for 2017 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. Winsert has received “partner-level supplier” status for seven consecutive years and was inducted into the John Deere Supplier Hall of Fame in 2015. The Marinette, Wisconsin-based company 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. Winsert accepted the recognition during the Achieving Excellence Supplier Program held on January 10th in Bettendorf, 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.