July 26, 2010
Marmon/Keystone, Butler, Pa., a distributor of tubular products, recently held its Supplier Recognition Day at the Butler Country Club. More than 60 multinational supplier representatives from 36 qualifying companies participated in the activities.
The company presented the perfect performance award to RathGibson of North Branch, N.J., for achieving the highest scores in the areas of on-time delivery, zero defects, and outstanding service. The Timken Co. of Canton, Ohio, was rated the most improved supplier for its service to both the U.S. and Canada.
Marmon/Keystone established its Supplier Quality System (SQS) in 1993, in conjunction with its Quality Improvement Process, to improve the company's competitive strength by creating and maintaining standards to measure and evaluate total supplier quality.