MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magnetek, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAG), a leading designer and manufacturer of digital power and motion control systems used in mining applications, has been awarded 2012 Premier Supplier of the Year status by Joy Global Inc. This is the second year Joy Global has recognized a select group from its nearly 5,000 North American suppliers. As one of only 39 recipients, Magnetek represents best in industry quality, delivery and value as identified by Joy Global.
“We are extremely pleased to receive this award. It puts us in good company with some of the finest suppliers in the business,” said Peter McCormick, president and chief executive officer for Magnetek. “Our goal is always to provide the best products possible and foster close relationships with our customers.”
Awards were granted to companies achieving target metrics for quality, on-time delivery, material productivity and long-term relationship with Joy Global. Particular emphasis was placed on Magnetek’s successful investment in capacity improvement, established supply agreement and development capabilities.
About Joy Global
Joy Global Inc. is a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions. Through its market-leading P&H and Joy brands, Joy Global manufactures, markets, and services original equipment and support parts for the surface and underground mining industries. Joy Global's products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands, gold and other mineral resources.
Magnetek, Inc. provides digital power and motion control systems used in mining, elevator and overhead material handling applications. The Company is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications, including drives and wireless radio controls. Magnetek is the world's largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators. The Company is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists and monorails. Magnetek also provides Energy Engineered® radio remote controls, motors, and braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, the Company operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.