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11/16/2019Productive Resources adds to its executive team to introduce industry expansion and global reach. Productive Resources today announced the addition of Michael Harmon as Senior Vice President for Business Development and Client Engagement. Mike brings to Productive Resource strong connections in a wide swath of clients and industries. In addition to expanding Productive's reach into clients and industries Mike will lead its effort to create a diverse and global delivery footprint.
02/27/2019Productive Resources earns recognition for the second year in a row as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier.”Productive Resources has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2018 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Springfield, Illinois 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 in February 2019.
09/20/2018Productive Resources Conducts Open House for It's Latest ExpansionProductive Resources today conducted its first open house for it Technical Center in Waterloo, Iowa. Community leaders and clients where invited to tour this new facility focused on offsite Design, Research, Test and Prototype capability. The Tech Center's placement in the larger Tech Works campus allows partnership with others such as Northern Iowa University, the Additive Manufacturing Center and Design Lab, Hawkeye Community College Design Lab and the Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Network Hub. This allows Productive Resources to bring to its clients a full suite of product development capability 06/04/2018Productive Resources names new CEOProductive Resources today announced the naming of Teresa Cushing as CEO. Teresa has more than 25 years of experience as a strategy and global business operations manager. Teresa led the enterprise-wide technology strategy of Caterpillar and developed an annual strategy governance process that included mega-trend analysis, competitive research, external partner reviews, and comprehensive goal revisions. She also developed, prioritized, and supervised the company’s technology program portfolio and led enterprise technology strategy development and execution. BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University and visiting scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
03/03/2017Productive Resources Receives 2016 John Deere Supplier Diversity AwardProductive Resources has been selected as a recipient of the John Deere Supplier Diversity award for 2016. John Deere bestows the award annually to honor a small business, women-owned, or minority-owned business in its supply base. Nominated suppliers are evaluated for excellence in information sharing, problem resolution, responsiveness to requests, business relationships and adherence to the John Deere Supplier Code of Conduct. John Deere created the supplier diversity awards in 2011 to recognize small and diverse businesses. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on January 11, 2017 in Bettendorf, Iowa.