St. Louis, MO – Watlow®, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of complete thermal systems, announced that it received the ‘2015 Supplier of the Year’ award from Henny Penny Corporation, one of the country’s leading designers and manufacturers of premium cooking, holding and display equipment. Watlow was presented with the ‘Supplier of the Year’ award at a ceremony on April 8 in Eaton, Ohio, home of Henny Penny’s headquarters.
Watlow was chosen because of three key service attributes: responsiveness, engagement and a shared vision. Chad Merryman, Watlow’s vice president of global sales, said, “Henny Penny® is an innovative company and Watlow values our relationship with them. We are engaged with Henny Penny® at a strategic level. We all work together to solve Henny Penny’s thermal challenges so that customers in the market can have innovative products that address their many needs.”
Watlow provides its foodservice equipment customers with reliable thermal products that deliver a competitive edge. The company does this through deep application knowledge and design expertise, and they support customers at all stages of development and the entire product life cycle. Specific solutions that are provided to Henny Penny® include Watlow’s market-leading FIREBAR® heating elements, tubular heating elements, thermocouples, RTDs and safety limit controllers.
“Henny Penny® and Watlow share similar philosophies including product leadership, a commitment to quality and Lean manufacturing initiatives,” said Merryman. “We are honored to be chosen for this award and look forward to continuing our trusted partnership.”