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DuPont Performance Building Solutions (PBS), a global business unit of DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DuPont), has announced that it has received the National Preferred Partner award from David Weekley Homes for the 17th consecutive year. The award recognizes field and manufacturing partners that have consistently operated at world-class levels, as determined by the home builder's supplier evaluation platform. DuPont was one of 12 manufacturer partners named a National Preferred Partner as determined by overall product and customer service excellence.
"This past year has presented an unexpected number of challenges for the homebuilding industry. At David Weekley Homes, we have been fortunate to have exceptional National Preferred Partners who provided their products and expertise during an unprecedented time. They have helped us navigate these obstacles to continue delivering a high-quality product," said John Schiegg, vice president of supply chain services for David Weekley Homes.
Every year, David Weekley Homes celebrates the preferred partners that have exceeded expectations throughout the previous year. The evaluation process involves a comprehensive system of feedback and discussion that enables David Weekley Homes to measure excellence among all established trade partners and their channel partners. Providers that receive the highest scores throughout the year are presented with the prestigious National Preferred Partners Award.
A total of 140 companies were evaluated this year and 18 percent achieved the designation of National Preferred Partner. Many companies that partner with David Weekley Homes have garnered multiple and consecutive awards. By aligning with companies such as DuPont, who has been recognized for excellence in products and services many times, David Weekley Homes is pursuing world-class excellence.
DuPont PBS offers customers industry-leading materials for air, water and thermal protection of all six sides of the building envelope – the walls, roof and foundation. Powerhouse brands such as DuPont Tyvek Building Envelopes, Styrofoam Brand Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) Insulation, and Great Stuff Insulating Foam Sealants work together under DuPont PBS to enhance the building envelope and meet the market's increased performance expectations.
"We're honored to receive the National Preferred Partner Award from David Weekley Homes for 17 consecutive years," said Alan Hubbell, North America residential marketing manager at DuPont PBS. "This achievement is a testament to our commitment and dedication in providing an unrivaled portfolio to customers, giving them the freedom, flexibility and confidence to make every project seamless."