Grundfos Pumps (Lebanon, Tenn.) was named as Lochinvar’s 2010 Supplier of the Year for its overall business performance in providing Lochinvar with high performing parts and services. The award was given during a ceremony Friday, June 2, at Lochinvar’s World Headquarters in Lebanon, Tenn. Lochinvar Corporation is a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency water heaters, boilers, pool heaters and storage tanks.
“We consider Grundfos Pumps to be a role model for all suppliers. They are recognized as a Lochinvar Supplier of the Year because they exceeded our expectations in 2010," said Ken Killebrew, materials manager. "We consider Grundfos as a true partner in all aspects of the business from technical support, engineering, logistics, purchasing and quality.”
"It is certainly a privilege and an honor for all of us at Grundfos Pumps to be named as the Lochinvar 2010 Supplier of the Year award recipient," said Mike Wright, Southeast region DSM/OEM sales manager for Grundfos Pumps. "It is an honor to accept it, but it is more of an honor to be associated with such an upstanding and outstanding company as Lochinvar.”
The Lochinvar Supplier of the Year award began in 2005 with winners being selected by a team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics who base their decisions on supplier performance in quality, service, technology and price. Grundfos is the first component supplier to earn the supplier of the year award.