The Valspar Corp. has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2006 and was also named Enterprise Supplier of the Year in the John Deere Achieving Excellence program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating. Valspar was selected for these honors in recognition of its dedication to providing products and services of outstanding quality, as well as a strong commitment to continuous improvement.

The company has supplied John Deere with coatings - including liquid, powder, electrocoat and aftermarket coatings - for more than 50 years.

For more information,