Motion Control: GE Energy has honored Kaydon Corp. Bearings Div. with one of its Supplier Excellence Awards, which recognizes excellence in compliance, quality, lean, direct material productivity, growth and customer centricity. Kaydon received GE’s Excellence in Growth award, which is given to the supplier with the largest year-over-year growth.”Kaydon has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence,” said Jody Markopoulos, vice president of global sourcing, GE Energy. “GE’s Excellence in Growth award recognizes Kaydon’s dedication to integrity, strong values and quality performance.”
“This recognition by GE Energy, a valued partner and global leader, is an important honor for Kaydon and its employees,” said James O’Leary, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kaydon Corp. “It provides further validation of our success in providing value-added solutions for world-class customers.”
GE Energy has been presenting its Supplier Excellence Awards for more than 10 years. This year’s winners were chosen from a field of 60 U.S. and European contenders, nominated by GE global commodity leaders and supplier quality leaders. GE Energy’s senior sourcing leadership team reviewed the applications, which were put through a rigorous selection process. The final decisions were based on actual quantitative metrics and subjective opinion tied to historical commercial relations.
Kaydon Corp. is a leading designer and manufacturer of custom-engineered, performance-critical products for a broad and diverse group of alternative-energy, industrial, aerospace, medical and electronic equipment and aftermarket customers.