By: Chase Warner
Wood-Mizer LLC has recognized five suppliers for the level of support they provided the company in 2018. Each of these suppliers was recognized with the annual CREST Award for being outstanding suppliers and peak performers for Wood-Mizer, the global wood processing equipment manufacturer headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. To establish the CREST Award winners, the Wood-Mizer Purchasing team evaluated each of their suppliers on customer service, overall quality, delivery, cost management, and value-added support. The winners were hosted to a luncheon and presented with a recognition plaque. The Wood-Mizer CREST Award stands for: Corporate Recognition Exemplifying Supplier Tenacity.
Wood-Mizer 2018 CREST Award winners from left to right: Carl Crooks – TFE Transmission and Fluid Equipment, Chris Hughes – TFE Transmission and Fluid Equipment, Leia Ward – TFE Transmission and Fluid Equipment, Bryce New – Indianapolis Wire and Terminal, Erin Smith – Millcraft Paper Company, Deanna Goelz – Millcraft Paper Company, Shauntel Roberts – Fineline Printing Company, Rich Mathiesen – Fineline Printing Company, Ron Moss – Fineline Printing Company, Kim Ramirez – Fineline Printing Company, Aaron Yeaton – PPG Industries, and Matt Chasser – PPG Industries.
Fineline Printing, the Indianapolis-based commercial print, mailing, fulfillment, inventory and print automation company was selected because of their responsiveness, customer service, and high-quality products. Fineline Senior Account Managers, Rich Mathiesen and Kim Ramirez, along with Client Service Representatives, Shauntel Roberts and Ron Moss, accepted the CREST Award.
Indianapolis Wire and Terminal, the Indianapolis-based manufacturer and distributor of electrical products was selected because of their knowledgeable service, innovative solutions, and quick turn-around time. Indianapolis Wire and Terminal Sales Representative, Bryce New, accepted the CREST Award.
Millcraft Paper Company, the fourth-generation family owned paper company based out of Cleveland, Ohio was awarded because of their product knowledge, quick deliveries, and dedicated staff. Millcraft Account Manager, Erin Smith, and Customer Service Representative, Deanna Goelz, accepted the CREST Award.
PPG Industries, the global manufacturer of paints, coatings, and specialty materials headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was selected because of their superior delivery, high-quality products, and responsiveness. PPG Industries Account Manager, Matt Chasser, and Regional Sales Manager, Aaron Yeaton, accepted the CREST Award.
TFE Transmission & Fluid Equipment, Inc., the family-owned and operated supplier of hydraulic hoses, hose kits, and hydraulic fittings was selected because of their customer service, product knowledge, and on-site assistance. TFE President and CEO, Chris Hughes, Indianapolis Branch Manager, Carl Crooks, and Customer Service Representative, Leia Ward, accepted the CREST Award.
“Thank you to all of our suppliers who provide the products and services essential for Wood-Mizer to continue as a leading wood processing equipment manufacturer in the global market,” said Janelle Morphew, Wood-Mizer Purchasing Manager.
Since 1982, Wood-Mizer has earned the reputation as a world-leading wood processing equipment manufacturer with a strong legacy from its innovative sawmilling products. From forest to final form, Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of equipment including narrowband portable and industrial sawmills, wideband sawmilling equipment, resaws, edgers, kilns, planer/moulders, firewood processing equipment, pallet recycling equipment, material handling equipment, bandsaw blades, and blade maintenance equipment for woodworking and forestry hobbyists and professionals all over the world.
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