PITTSBURGH … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced it earned the prestigious Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes. Eaton is one of only 11 suppliers this year to achieve an “A,A” rating in both quality and service from David Weekley Homes, the second largest privately-held homebuilder in the United States.
David Weekley Homes conducts quarterly reviews of approximately 150 suppliers by 600 Team Members at all levels of the organization. This National Trading Partner Survey is the catalyst for determining excellence, by rating and scoring suppliers. By maintaining an “A,A” ranking for 12 consecutive months, the supplier is recognized as a ““A,A” Partners of Choice,” award winner.
“World-class excellence is when you are willing to put your products and services up against anybody, anywhere, anytime, and come out on top,” said Bill Justus, vice president, supply chain services, David Weekley Homes. “Eaton has done this by competing against 150 companies from different industries that support residential home building. In the eyes of approximately 600 of our team members from every level in our company, Eaton is among the best of the best in delivering on this value proposition.”
“Delivering superior product quality and outstanding customer service every single day is a goal all Eaton employees share, and one that truly sets us apart from our competition,” said Dave Tallman, vice president and general manager – Residential Products Division, Eaton’s Electrical Sector. “This award speaks to our mutual, on-going commitment to excellence. We consider it a great honor to receive this recognition and believe that the combination of service, quality and competiveness is an integral part of how we do business.“
Eaton supplies Cutler-Hammer® brand residential electrical distribution products to David Weekley Homes including loadcenters, circuit breakers, air conditioner disconnects, single meter sockets and in some areas, meter breakers and surge products.
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 14 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,” “Builder of the Year,” and the “National Housing Quality Award.” Weekley has also appeared seven times on FORTUNE® magazine’s coveted “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 60,000 homes and is the nation’s second largest privately held homebuilder. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company’s web site at www.davidweekleyhomes.com .
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader in power distribution, power quality, control and industrial automation products and services. Eaton’s global electrical product lines, including Cutler-Hammer®, Moeller®, Powerware®, Holec®, MEM®, Santak®, and MGE Office Protection Systems™ provide customer-driven PowerChain Management® solutions to serve the power system needs of the data center, industrial, institutional, government, utility, commercial, residential, and OEM markets worldwide.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2008 sales of $15.4 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com .