PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton honored 43 of its suppliers with the company's prestigious Premier Supplier Award. This is the eighth year that Eaton has recognized a select group of its global suppliers with this award.
Among the award winners in the indirect materials and services category was Advanced Technology Services (ATS), the recognized leader in outsourced production maintenance industrial parts service and innovative IT solutions.
"It is an honor to recognize such a significant group of suppliers for their commitment to excellence and service. The Premier Supplier awards are reserved for Eaton's best suppliers across the enterprise," said Pavan Pattada, Eaton senior vice president, Supply Chain Management. "We appreciate each of our suppliers for their efforts in establishing Eaton as a leading global power management company and look forward to their continuing contributions."
The award winners fall within one of two supplier categories: Direct or Indirect Materials and Services. Direct Materials suppliers are those which provide goods used directly in the making of products (e.g. steel, bearings, seals, castings); Indirect Materials and Services suppliers provide goods or services to support plant production and maintenance or office services (e.g. cutting fluid, maintenance repair, office supplies, travel services).
"Out of the thousands of Eaton suppliers, it is truly and honor to be recognized as a member of this very elite group of suppliers," said Jeff Owens, President of ATS. " Earning the Premier Supplier Award for the fourth time, is proof of our unwavering commitment to provide Eaton with the highest level of service possible."
About Advanced Technology Services:
ATS makes business run better by improving the productivity and profitability for many of the world's most respected companies. Through innovative IT services, production equipment maintenance and spare parts repair, ATS helps business remain competitive in a fast changing global economy. ATS is headquartered in Peoria, IL with offices and services centers located in Chicago, IL, Greenville, SC, Detroit, MI, Monterrey, Mexico and the United Kingdom. For more information visit www.AdvancedTech.com.
Eaton is a diversified power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
SOURCE Advanced Technology Services