Newmar Holds Vendor Dinner, Presents Virgil Miller Award

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Newmar Corp. hosted its annual Vendor Appreciation Banquet Thursday evening at Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury, Ind.

Approximately 150 people attended the event, at which premier suppliers and their employees were honored in various categories. They were honored for outstanding performance in service and supply to Newmar with various components and material used in the manufacturer’s motorhome products. This year’s winner of the prestigious Virgil Miller Award of Excellence was Sika Corp.

The annual banquet recognizes suppliers for outstanding performance based on internal surveys measuring each supplier in multiple categories while interacting with Newmar’s purchasing, manufacturing, quality, service and engineering departments.

A score of 195 of a possible 201 points were required for the suppliers to earn an invitation to the evening’s festivities. Individuals are recognized for the service, dedication, and commitment to serve Newmar.

The companies and individuals recognized were:

Customer Service Award

  • Amy Roberts of Bob Gunn and Associates
  • Beth Bloss of KIB
  • Tammy Victor of Kampco

Sales Person of the Year

  • Ryan Brimmer of Sika

Delivery Service Award

  • John Granger – Fleming Sales

Engineering Innovation Award

  • Klauber/ACE

Top Ten Suppliers

  • Almega Tru-Flex
  • Alro Steel
  • Continental Mirror Graphics
  • DH Machine
  • Equipment Service/Stressco
  • Industrial Finishes
  • MORryde International
  • Positron
  • Ramco Engineering
  • Robert Weed Corp.

Virgil Miller Award

  • Sika

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