R&B Grinding Co., Inc. earns recognition as a John Deere "Partner-level Supplier"

Partner-level Supplier



RACINE, WI  – R&B Grinding Co., Inc. has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2012 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating.  The Racine, WI  based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during  formal ceremonies held on March 5, 2013 in Davenport, IA.


R&B Grinding Co., Inc. is a supplier of machined components to John Deere’s operation in Moline, IL.


Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.

R&B Grinding Co., Inc. is a family owned & operated company.  Ray and Marilyn Biddle started the company in 1958 with one machine.  Today R&B supplies machined parts to several large OEM’s and many small contracting companies.


Contact:  Barbara J Lange 262-634-5538