Oerlikon Drive Systems, with its brand Oerlikon Graziano, has received outstanding recognition under John Deere’s Achieving Excellence (AE) supplier performance process. Following measurement by John Deere in the areas of quality, delivery, wavelength, technical support and cost management, Oerlikon Graziano was awarded Key Supplier status from the company’s Agricultural and Turf and Power Systems divisions. Oerlikon Graziano has been supplying leading edge transmission technologies to John Deere for more than 30 years, helping the company to maintain its position as a recognized market leader in the farm equipment sector.
“Recognition by John Deere’s Achieving Excellence award is a perfect complement to our longstanding partnership,” says Paolo Ramadori, Chairman & CEO, Oerlikon Graziano S.p.A. “John Deere rigorously analyzes the ability of a supplier to perform consistently and rewards quality, delivery, technical support and cost management, as well as recognizing continuous improvement. To achieve Key Supplier status following John Deere’s meticulous evaluation process is a real achievement and confirmation that Oerlikon Graziano continues to meet – and sometimes exceed – our customers’ requirements.”
Oerlikon Graziano supplies John Deere’s Power Systems engines and drivetrain division with a comprehensive range of high precision gears and drives, drive assemblies and gear-shifting solutions. The needs of the diverse and demanding global Agricultural and Turf market are addressed with the supply of durable, cost-efficient and high-performance cylindrical and bevel gears, synchronizers and complete assemblies for large tractors, loaders and harvesting equipment for farming and off-highway applications.
“Oerlikon Graziano’s proven transmission and driveline technologies have been instrumental for more than 30 years in helping John Deere to capitalize on agricultural mechanization and further expand its market reach,” says Ramadori. “Oerlikon Graziano is proud of its reputation for developing lasting relationships of this kind and we will continue to strive to deliver excellence.”