Greeneville, Tennessee – LMR Plastics has earned recognition as a 2014 recipient of the Partner-level Supplier award and was inducted into the Supplier Hall of Fame for ten consecutive years as a Partner-level supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Greeneville-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on March 3, 2015 in Moline, Illinois.
LMR Plastics is a supplier of plastic injection molded components to John Deere’s operation in Greeneville, Tennessee; Horicon, Wisconsin; Augusta, Georgia; and Fuqua-Varina, North Carolina.
Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.
LMR Plastics manufactures and supplies custom plastic injection molded products to various size companies in a variety of industries from its location in Greeneville, Tennessee. With its expertise in plastic injection molding, LMR Plastics has established customers in power lawn care products, filtration products, industrial controls, automotive, dental devices and telecommunications. In addition to injection molding, LMR Plastics offers value-add operations including assembly, plastic welding (hot plate, ultrasonic, spin), hot stamping, pad printing and heat staking.
A privately owned company, LMR Plastics was founded in 1973, and has operated under the current family ownership of the Leonard family since September 1996.