PEER Bearing has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2014 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. PEER Bearing 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. PEER Bearing provides agricultural bearings to John Deere’s operations in Des Moines, Ottumwa, and Moline and has been recognized as a Partner-level supplier for eleven consecutive years. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on March 3, 2015 in Bettendorf, IA.
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.
About PEER – PEER Bearing is a manufacturer and global supplier of reliable ball and roller bearing solutions to target industries including agriculture, distribution, electrical, fluid, industrial transmission, material handling and on and off-highway. PEER employs over 1,600 people with offices in Brazil, China, Germany, Italy, Mexico and the United States. PEER is an award winning supplier dedicated to reliable and cost-effective bearing solutions.