PPG Earns 2016 John Deere Supplier of the Year Award

PPG named Supplier of the Year and earns recognition as a Partner-level supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program for 2016.

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PPG announces that it was named Supplier of the Year and earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program for 2016. Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating.

According to the company, PPG earned the honors in recognition of its dedication to providing electrocoat (ecoat), liquid and powder coatings, and pretreatment chemicals products and service of outstanding quality to John Deere’s global operations, as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. PPG representatives Viktor Sekmakas, executive vice president; Shelley Bausch, vice president, global industrial coatings; Andrew Carroll, global technical and product management director, industrial coatings; and Jill Buckley, global John Deere account manager, industrial coatings, accepted the awards on behalf of the company. 

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.

PPG has also been named a recipient of a John Deere Supplier Innovation Award for 2016, presented to select John Deere suppliers who have demonstrated innovation in a product or service they provide.

As a leading global coatings company, PPG offers a comprehensive array of ecoat, pretreatment, liquid and powder products for metal finishing to manufacturers in numerous industries.

For more information, visit ppgindustrialcoatings.com.