Link® Named KALMAR ‘Supplier of Excellence’


SIOUX CENTER, Iowa: Link Manufacturing, Ltd. is pleased to announce that it was recognized as a Supplier of Excellence during the 3rd Annual Kalmar Supplier Day, held on October 15. This was the third consecutive year that Link has received the award. To achieve this distinction, suppliers were evaluated on standards that included: Quality Defects of less than 500 PPM; On-time delivery of over 99%; Overall Cost Impact and Providing Innovative Solutions. Link® was one of only three suppliers to meet all the criteria.

Don Quigley, OEM Account Manager, and Tye Davis, Advanced Engineer, represented Link® at the awards ceremony. “Receiving the award this year was an even greater accomplishment for us”, said Quigley. “We had over 40 component suppliers competing for it with much greater focus on the qualifying criteria. Everyone at Link had a hand in earning this award, and we are proud to be a key supplier partner of Kalmar and Cargotec USA.”

KALMAR is the leading manufacturer of terminal tractors worldwide. Link® not only supplies cab suspensions for the widely known Ottawa Brand terminal tractors throughout North America, but also supplies units to Cargotec China for the Asian Market, and to the Cargotec Poland Multi Assembly Unit.