Akro-Mils Honored with Grainger’s CFQ1 Supplier Award for the 9th Year in a Row

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2005, Akron, Ohio— Akro-Mils received the 2004 Customer Focused Quality 1 (CFQ1) Award from W.W. Grainger, Inc. for outstanding service and product quality. This is the 9th year in a row and the 12th time this honor has been bestowed to Akro-Mils in the 18 years Grainger has awarded it. Akro-Mils was only one out of 12 winners from over 1,800 eligible companies. The official award was presented to Akro-Mils at Grainger’s CFQ1 Supplier Recognition Event on April 13th, in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Grainger is the leading North American supplier of facilities maintenance products to businesses and institutions.
Grainger's CFQ1 Award recognizes suppliers who achieve excellence in several categories, including cost improvement, delivery, overall commitment, product information, quality, and responsiveness. Grainger suppliers receive points throughout the year for their performance in each of these categories. In partnership with Grainger for more than 39 years, Akro-Mils supplies a broad range of plastic reusable containers, totes, pallets, carts, and custom storage systems used to improve customers’ material handling performance throughout their operations.
“We are honored to accept this award, and we understand that our success depends upon our ability to satisfy customers' desires for rapid communication, superior product, technical expertise, innovation, and on-time deliveries,” said Akro-Mils General Manager Dave Grider. “This award recognizes the caliber of the entire Akro-Mils team. We are committed to excellence at all levels of the organization to bring customers the quality and value that grows their productivity and profitability.”
Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Akro-Mils, a Myers Industries, Inc. company (NYSE: MYE), is a leading manufacturer of plastic and metal storage, organization, transport, and material handling products for use in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets. For more information or to request a new catalog, contact Akro-Mils at 800-253-2467, or fax 330-761-6348.
Akro-Mils Contact:
Ken Torisky
Communications Manager