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7/24/2003



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Miner takes home honors from TTX, UP




TTX Co. and Union Pacific Railroad recently recognized Miner Enterprises Inc. for product-quality and customer-service performance in 2002.


For the 12th-straight year, Miner earned TTX's Supplier Evaluation Committee (SECO) Award, which is given to suppliers that maintain high standards based on an audit of their manufacturing, finance, delivery, customer-service and administrative departments.


"Miner has consistently adhered to the highest standards in production and design throughout its organization," said TTX Assistant Vice president of Supply Carl Graziano in a prepared statement.


Meanwhile, Miner received its first-ever UP Supplier of the Year Award, which recognizes suppliers' commitment to service, consistent cost-saving support and innovation.


"[Miner] offers Union Pacific innovative pricing structures and product mixes that continually result in cost savings for us," said UP Vice President of Supply Eric Butler.


Miner supplies a variety of rail-car components, including high-capacity draft gears, side bearings, brake beams and heavy-duty discharge devices.


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