At a ceremony in Rockford, IL, Strong Forge & Fabrication received the coveted Supplier of the Year Award from Nissan Forklift North America. From left to right, Tak Tokugawa, President, Steve Schmidt, Vice President Supplier Management & Materials and Barbara D. Gray, JD, Senior Manager, Supplier Management presenting the award to Mitchell Strong, President of Strong Forge & Fabrication.
Based on its performance for quality, cost reduction, and on-time delivery, Strong Forge & Fabrication, Batavia, New York is a reciprient of the coveted the Supplier of the Year Award from the Nissan Forklift Corporation North America, Marengo, Illinois. Nissan Forklift manufactures engine-powered and electric material handling equipment including forklifts, pallet trucks, stackers and tow tractors.
Strong Forge & Fabrication produces LP tank brackets, forged mast caps and weldments for Nissan Forklift, which selected Strong Forge & Fabrication for the award from a field of more than 60 suppliers.
"It was particularly gratifying to receive the honor as it tends to be more difficult managing a relationship from a distance," said Mitchell Strong, President of Strong Forge & Fabrication.
Strong Forge & Fabrication is an integrated metalworker specializing in producing heavy-duty, drop-forged parts and fabricated products used on industrial lift trucks as well as in off-road vehicles, construction equipment, farm implements, and components for architectural and ornamental fabrications.
"We are pleased that the dedication and hard work by the people at Strong Forge & Fabrication is recognized by such a prestigious, quality-oriented company," Strong added, "and it made for a nice five-year anniversary celebration."