Jena Holtberg-Benge

John Deere Reman

General Manager


Jena Holtberg-Benge is the General Manager of John Deere Reman. The she provides strategic direction and leadership for the global remanufacturing business within Deere. This includes the responsibility and oversight of facilities in Springfield and Strafford, Missouri, Edmonton, Alberta Canada and distribution globally.

Her focus is on developing, manufacturing, procuring, and marketing the highest quality remanufactured parts for the company’s customers.

Jena has been with John Deere for over 17 years. Prior to her current role, Jena was Director, John Deere WorkSight, where she led the development and execution of the John Deere WorkSight strategy including telematics, grade control, mapping solutions, payload weighing, UAVs and data analytics for the Construction and Forestry Division.


The Wait is Over! RIC001.1 Remanufacturing Certification Program

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved the first remanufacturing standard, RIC RIC001.1-2016: Specifications for the Process of Remanufacturing in 2017. This standard created clarity for the industry by defining what remanufacturing is and the comprehensive and rigorous process involved. Discover how the RIC001.1 Remanufacturing Certification Program will assure your customers that your stringent reman process is meeting the requirements of the first and only American remanufacturing standard. This program has been designed to create greater visibility for your organization as well as the entire remanufacturing industry. This session will cover:

- Benefits of Certification
- Program Overview
- Next steps