On April 21, East Penn received the Winning Behavior Award from Lucent Technologies.
This award is given by Lucent to recognize exceptional performance on the part of suppliers. Suppliers who receive this award also exhibit leadership, talent and the ability to grow with their customers as a partner.
East Penn excelled in all of these categories by meeting new production challenges and offering tremendous customer support. According to Lucent, out of the many suppliers who were nominated, East Penn was the clear choice for recognition.
Joe Carson, Lucent Vice President Chief Procurement Executive stated, “Over the years, East Penn has provided a high level of service and dedication to Lucent. The company’s efforts to support Lucent have truly demonstrated a thorough understanding of the concept of partnership for mutual success.”
East Penn has been supplying telecommunications/back-up power batteries to Lucent since 1992.
East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the telecommunications, stationary, marine, industrial, commercial, and automotive markets. The company’s quality systems for its entire 480-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002 requirements. The company’s Wire and Cable division has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System requirements. The company claims to have the largest, most modern single-site manufacturing facility in the world. For more information contact East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyon Station, PA 19536 or visit the company’s web site at www.dekabatteries.com.