Linear motion control systems and components manufacturer, Nook Industries, located in Cleveland, Ohio, was recently recognized by Motion Industries, Inc. as a key supplier at its' Operational Excellence Supplier Partnership (OESP) program at the North American 2011 Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Nook was one of 62 key suppliers recognized for "making significant contributions" in supply chain integration and improvements. Motion Industries, a leading distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, and Nook have been strategically aligned for more than twenty years-partnering to support both stocking programs and field sales for customized electro-mechanical components and highly specialized systems. Motion's 2011 OESP program marks its' seventh incarnation and has resulted in over 1000 individual implementations to improve supply chain efficiency. This year marks the third OESP event to recognize contributions at three levels of participation: Partnership, Achievement and Excellence. The awards were presented by Wayne Law, executive vice president and COO/U.S., Ellen Holladay, senior vice president and CIO and operational excellence officer; and Jim Williams, vice president-corporate purchasing.
Ron Domeck, president of Nook Industries, was on-hand to accept the award and noted its significance in stating, "Nook's OESP recognition illuminates our commitment to supporting Motion Industries at the branch (field) level as well as at the corporate level. Being selected for top tier recognition amongst hundreds of Motion's suppliers reflects our dedication to growing the relationship with Motion Industries through innovation, technology and world-class service."