D&S Manufacturing earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”
Davenport, IA – D&S Manufacturing has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2019 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Black River Falls, 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. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on January 29th at the John Deere facility in Davenport, Iowa.
D&S is a supplier of finished weldments to John Deere’s operations in Davenport and Dubuque, Iowa.
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.
For 55 years, ISO 9001:2015 certified D&S Manufacturing has served as a custom manufacturer of exceptional quality, complex components, weldments and assemblies for a broad cross section of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) within the Construction Equipment, Forestry, Defense, Airport Ground Support, Food Service, HVAC, Aerial Lift, Railroad, Material Handling and Defense Industries.