Mississauga, ON — Canadian Bearings has been awarded Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada’s prestigious “Outstanding Supplier Performance Award.” Canadian Bearings received this award for its extensive Customer Cost Savings performance throughout Year 2000.
CB was the only broad range MRO distributor included among the 12 recipients of this award. Don Blakely, Canadian Bearings’ Kitchener Branch Manager, presented a summary of cost-saving successes to Toyota Management and Toyota’s supplier community prior to the award ceremony. As part of the ceremony, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada’s executive Team presented the distinguished award to Don Blakely and Don Latham, vice-president of Canadian Bearings.
“Our Cost Savings program is a proactive approach aimed at enabling our customers to build, operate and maintain machinery and equipment to tomorrow’s higher standards,” said Don Latham. “In short, our core purpose is directed at making our customers more profitable.”
Canadian Bearings Ltd. is a Canadian owned and operated industrial distribution company with 33 branches in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and British Columbia. It employs approximately 340 people.