MERRILL Recognizes Pumford Construction, Inc., and Harbor Steel & Supply Corporation as 2023 Top Suppliers of the Year

We are excited to honor and celebrate the outstanding achievements of our 2023 top suppliers, who have exemplified excellence in cost, quality, delivery performance, and partnership. At MERRILL, A Keel Company, we understand the critical role our suppliers play in our success, and we are proud to recognize those who have gone above and beyond to support our mission to serve our customers with excellence.

Darren Judd, MERRILL’s Director of Supply Chain, stated, “Among our Indirect suppliers, Pumford delivered a remarkable addition to our large machining facility in the village of Merrill. We produced a high-quality result close to the intended budget and timeline through weekly face-to-face meetings, creative problem-solving, open communication, and collaboration. We are delighted with how the facility now looks and functions.”

Judd also noted, “Among our supplier population providing goods and services that go directly into the products we build, Harbor Steel  achieved significant growth with Merrill in 2023 by doing all the right things – top-notch products, services, and communication among them. We know that Harbor will go the ‘extra mile’ when it will make a difference to our customers. Harbor Steel also leveraged its value-add capabilities to provide Merrill with a kitted product for consumption. This allowed Merrill to competitively respond with the scale and speed necessary to meet our customers’ needs on some important projects.”

We are excited to continue strengthening our partnerships and collaborating with suppliers to drive innovation, excellence, and mutual success. Pumford Construction, Inc., and Harbor Stee & Supply Corporation, you have earned our trust and admiration as true partners of MERRILL. We look forward to another year of fruitful collaboration and shared success!


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