CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc., the world leader in fiber cement technology, today announced 11 years of earning the nationally-recognized "A" Partners of Choice Award for outstanding Quality from David Weekley Homes, the nation's largest privately-held home builder.
Each year, David Weekley Homes recognizes its vendors that exemplify world class quality and service by administering a rigorous evaluation process, a large component of which is the National Trading Partner Survey. This survey is conducted quarterly by 1,000 employees at all levels of David Weekley with the goal of enhancing communication, enacting change, improving customer service and ultimately achieving the highest level of homeowner satisfaction.
Companies ranked the highest are presented with the nationally-acclaimed Partners of Choice Award. James Hardie stands out among the 200 participating companies as only 1 of 25 to earn the highly coveted "A" Award, achieving excellence in quality.
"When homeowners choose David Weekley Homes built with James Hardie® siding and trim, they receive a beautiful, durable and authentic exterior," said Andy Drummond, vice president of national accounts at James Hardie Building Products. "We're honored to receive an "A" for quality for the 11th straight year. It's truly a testament to our innovative research and development and manufacturing teams that work to ensure James Hardie offers the highest quality products in the industry."
"The National Trading Partner Survey is an end-to-end process in which we not only evaluate the performance of our suppliers, but also their ability to influence the supply chain," said Bill Justus, vice president of supply chain for David Weekley Homes. "At David Weekley Homes, we set the highest expectations for our team members and expect the very same from our trading partners. For 11 years, James Hardie has undoubtedly demonstrated world-class excellence and fully embraces our goal of delivering outstanding customer satisfaction to our home buyers."
About James Hardie Building Products Inc.
James Hardie is the global leader in fiber cement technology, and has been furthering founder James Hardie's innovative, entrepreneurial legacy around the world for more than 125 years. It invented fiber cement siding products in the early 1980s as a durable, lower-maintenance alternative to wood and vinyl. Its products combine innovation and versatility to offer a variety of design possibilities, matched with specific performance attributes relative to the climate where the product is being used. Currently installed on more than 5.5 million homes in North America, James Hardie has earned a favorable reputation within the industry and has been specified in some of the country's most prestigious projects. For more information about James Hardie visit www.jameshardie.com.
About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 23 cities across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes "America's Best Builder," "National Housing Quality Award" and "National Builder of the Year." Weekley has also appeared 11 times on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 80,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company's website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.
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