Newmar recognizes suppliers in annual vendor banquet

Oct 23, 2018 | Member News

NAPPANEE, Ind. — Newmar Corp. hosted its annual Vendor Appreciation Banquet on October 18 at Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury, Indiana.

The company reported approximately 150 people attended the event as suppliers and their employees were honored in various categories. The top companies were honored for outstanding performance in service and supply to Newmar with various components and material used in production of the builder’s high-end motorhomes. Sika Corp. was this year’s winner of the prestigious Virgil Miller Award of Excellence.


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 is 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 Corp.


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 Corp

• MorRyde International

• Positron Corp.

• Ramco Engineering

• Robert Weed Corp.


Virgil Miller Award

• Sika Corp.


SOURCE: Newmar press release