Heatcraft Awarded 2014 Supply Chain Pioneer Award

Stone Mountain, GA, March 6, 2014 - Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration, a leading global provider of commercial refrigeration components, systems and refrigerated display cases, received special recognition as the 2014 Movers & Makers Award winner in the Supply Chain Pioneer category. The annual Gwinnett Partnership Movers & Makers Awards recognize exceptional companies in the areas of manufacturing and supply chain within the Gwinnett County, GA, business community. Heatcraft was selected for its holistic engagement of its entire Supply Chain, capturing new ideas and improving communications through the implementation of Supplier Workshops.

“Heatcraft is honored to be selected as winner of this prestigious Supply Chain Pioneer award. Utilizing Supplier Workshops as a catalyst for the exchange of ideas increases the amount of best practice sharing in a collaborative environment,” said Larry Golen, Vice President and General Manager of Heatcraft North America. “Leveraging the Supplier Workshops has enabled us to optimize our Supply Chain through programs such as vendor managed inventory, material resizing, new product introduction, value analysis/value engineering, and the sharing of new technology coupled with continuous improvement.”

Heatcraft refrigeration products are engineered and manufactured in its three Georgia facilities in Stone Mountain, Tifton and Columbus. The success of Heatcraft products are the result of the company’s commitment to manufacture innovative, sustainable, energy-efficient refrigeration products that preserve food and other perishables that are used by industry leaders in supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, warehouses and distribution centers worldwide, along with a wide variety of industrial non-food applications.

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