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Written by Sylvia Arroyo   
Friday, 20 December 2013 16:21

Thomas Built Buses recently name Julian Electric its supplier of the year for 2013 at an annual supplier event this month in Greensboro, N.C., that focused on quality manufacturing.

The Westmont, Ill.-based company has been a Thomas Built supplier for more than seven years, and manufactures battery cables for the school bus manufacturer. It was rated the highest on engineering, quality, logistics, warranty and purchasing.

Parker Warren, purchasing manager of Thomas Built Buses, presented the 2013 Supplier of the Year award to John Julian, owner of Julian Electric. Meanwhile, Thomas Built named Truck-Lite, a global provider of visibility systems, most improved supplier. More than 147 representatives of Thomas Built’s 100 largest suppliers attended the event.

“Fostering an open dialog at events like this helps us provide the best quality product and deliver maximum value for our customers, as well as ensure our mutual success,” said Kelley Platt, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses.

Numerous Gold and Silver awards also were announced. They are:

Silver Suppliers

  • AFP Industries
  • CSi’s Consolidated Metals Products
  • East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc.
  • BASF
  • Creative F.R.P, Inc.
  • Eberhard Manufacturing Company
  • Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
  • DANA Holding Corporation
  • Elixir Industries
  • Blachford Incorporated
  • Douglas Autotec Corp.
  • ETM Manufacturing
  • Carling Technologies
  • Detroit Tools Metal Products
  • Freedman Seating Company
  • Dynetek Industries, Ltd.
  • Gates Corporation
  • Gexpro
  • Industrial Fabricators, Inc.
  • Prestolite Electric, Inc.
  • Goldshield Fiberglass, Inc.
  • Liberty Steel Products, Inc.
  • RJF International Corporation
  • Guardian Industries
  • Meritor WABCO
  • Rosco, Inc.
  • Gunite Corporation
  • Metalsa
  • SpectAL Industries, Inc.
  • Hendrickson
  • Nexans 
  • Sperry & Rice Manufacturing Company
  • Hydraulics Tubes & Fittings, LLC
  • Porter’s Fabrications
  • TRW Automotive

 Gold Suppliers

  • Accuride Corporation
  • Elmhirst Industries, Inc.
  • New Standard Corporation
  • Bemis Company, Inc.
  • Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation
  • Reflexite Corporation
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • BurgaFlex
  • South Star Corporation
  • IMMI
  • Cable Assembly, LLC
  • Julian Electric, Inc.
  • Core Molding Technologies, Inc.
  • Michelin Manufacturing Company
  • St. Clair Technologies
  • D&B Concepts, Inc.
  • National Seating
  • Vomela























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Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013 16:40