11 July 2011
11 July 2011
HITCO Carbon Composites has received a 2010 Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA).
HITCO explain that they maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period from 1 October 2009 through 30 September 2010.
“HITCO is honoured to once again receive this prestigious award from The Boeing Company. We deeply appreciate the recognition which this award conveys as HITCO pursues its goal of becoming the world class Tier II supplier of composite components to the aerospace industry,” said Anthony Lawson, HITCO President. “Along with the support of our parent company, SGL Group – The Carbon Company, we continue to invest in capabilities, people, equipment and facilities to deliver the high quality composite components that Boeing expects to receive from its supplier base,” Lawson added.
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