Melling Engine Parts and Dura-Bond were recognized as Preferred Partners of Jasper Engines & Transmissions in 2007. The award was presented during the Jasper Engines & Transmissions 21st Annual Preferred Partners Banquet on March 19, 2008. “It is an honor to be a Preferred Partner to Jasper for the last three years and to know that our focus on product quality, product innovation, technical support and customer service are recognized”, said Mark Melling, CEO Melling Tool Co. Jasper Engines & Transmissions is a remanufacturer of drive train components, including gas and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, alternate fuel engines, performance products and marine products, is celebrating its 66th year of operation. The Preferred Partner Award is presented annually to recognize the company’s Partners in Success. Recipients are nominated by an individual within the purchasing, quality, manufacturing or payables divisions of the Jasper organization and are judged on quality, service, fill-rate, response time to a problem, and billing/credit procedures, among other criteria. Approval from all of the above mentioned divisions is required for selection as a preferred partner. Melling Tool Company is a manufacturer of oil pumps and other power train components. The company operates 9 facilities in North America.