Eagle recognized by John Deere

AFS Corporate Member Eagle Alloy Inc. (Muskegon, Michigan) was recognized by John Deere as a 2018 partner-level supplier. In a news release, Eagle said 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 improvement," the company said in a release.

Eagle employees Mark Hollenbeck and Nic Tarzwell accepted the honor on February 13th in Bettendorf, Iowa.

"This recognition is not possible without a full team effort," Hollenbeck said. "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.

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

  •     Quality
  •     Cost management
  •     Delivery
  •     Technical support
  •     Wavelength (a measure of responsiveness