Aprotech Powertrain Receives John Deere Supplier Innovation Award

Asheville, NC – Aprotech Powertrain LLC has been selected as a recipient of a John Deere supplier innovation award for 2015 for VAMAX crankshaft dampers. The award is presented to a select group of suppliers who have demonstrated innovation in a product or service they provide to John Deere.

Award selections are based on four factors- creativity, feasibility, collaboration and bottom line impact. John Deere created the supplier innovation awards in 2010 to promote innovation in the company’s supply base and recognize suppliers who think creatively.

Aprotech Powertrain LLC, based in Asheville, NC, supplies crankshaft dampers to John Deere. Aprotech Powertrain LLC employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on April 21, 2016 in Bettendorf, IA.

Matthew Nichols of Aprotech Group, said, “To be the recipient of the John Deere Innovation Award is an honor, and indicates the commitment of our team to continually explore new technology and collaboration with our customers.”

Aprotech strategically aligns customers, suppliers and team members for operational excellence. The manufacturing and consulting platforms provide products and services to global companies in the agriculture, automotive, construction, energy, heavy truck and transportation industries.