BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, recently recognized 62 of its key suppliers as participants in its Operational Excellence Supplier Partnership program at the North American 2011 Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Suppliers were recognized for making significant contributions in the area of supply chain integration and process improvement. This program has spanned seven years and has resulted in over 1000 individual implementations to improve supply chain efficiency. This year marks the third event to recognize contributions at three levels of participation: Partnership, Achievement and Excellence. Suppliers achieving the highest level of improvement for 2011 are Climax Metal, ITW Devcon, General Bearings, and RBC Bearings.
The awards were presented by Wayne Law, Executive Vice President and COO/U.S., Ellen Holladay, Senior Vice President & CIO and Operational Excellence Officer; and Jim Williams, Vice President – Corporate Purchasing.