Paslode delivers “Exceptional Supplier Award” to ITW Heartland

On Thursday, June 16th, Paslode representatives visited ITW Heartland’s Manufactured Products business unit to personally present the “Exceptional Supplier Award” to Heartland employees. This award recognizes Paslode’s highest-performing suppliers as measured via cumulative quality and on-time delivery metrics during the 2010 calendar year. It also marks the 2nd year in a row that ITW Heartland has received this honor from Paslode’s Cordless division, while Paslode’s Pneumatic group has honored Heartland with this award for the past 14 years running.


Pictured from left to right are Bruce Geiser (Heartland Production Superviser), Wendy Wessel (Heartland Production Machinist), Mark Hermsen (Paslode Supplier Relations Manager), Chuck Coyer (Heartland Production Machinist), Lorri Malaker (Paslode Sr. Buyer), and Darryl Dormanen (Paslode Sr. Buyer)

Jim Pospisil, Business Unit Manager for Manufactured Products, stated that “Paslode’s recognition is an honor for ITW Heartland, and a testament to the hard work and diligence of our employees.”

Paslode is a leading manufacturer of cordless and pneumatic nailers, staplers, and fasteners and strives to provide professional trades people with the highest quality fasteners and fastening tools in the industry.

About ITW Heartland
ITW Heartland is a certified leader in precision engineered machines, parts, gears, and electro-mechanical products. Located in Alexandria, Minnesota, ITW Heartland has four distinct divisions: Spiroid Gearing (design and manufacturing of custom right angle drives, gear boxes and loose gearing); Manufactured Products (low to mid quantity precision machining with a specific expertise in horizontal CNC technology); Strategic Assembly Solutions (complete machine design and assembly services); and ITW Gear Machines (designer and manufacturer of full line of high speed gear inspection and gear burnishing die equipment). As an Illinios Tool Works Company, ITW Heartland operates from a position of financial stability, engineering excellence, and refined manufacturing process.

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