27 April 2012
27 April 2012
Boeing has honoured 14 companies and two academic institutions at their Supplier of the Year event, recognising exceptional performance and contributions to the company's overall success during 2011.
Boeing explain that their Supplier of the Year awards are based on quality, on-time delivery, post-delivery support, and cost and demonstrated ability to anticipate and respond to changing requirements.
"These supplier-partners excelled in delivering results, performance and customer satisfaction in 2011, and they play a key role in enabling Boeing to be a global leader in technology and innovation," said Jim McNerney, Chairman, President and CEO of The Boeing Company. "We are grateful to have them as key members of our team."
"In today’s challenging business environment, an agile supply chain that continuously delivers excellent performance is critical," said Jack House, Vice President of Supplier Management for Boeing Defence, Space and Security and leader of Boeing's companywide Supplier Management program. "These partners have demonstrated outstanding commitment to providing our customers with the best-value, highest-quality products and services, while meeting the customers' requirements and anticipating their needs for the future."
The UK's Engineering Industries Association (EIA) and the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) have received confirmation of government funding for UK engineering companies to exhibit at overseas trade shows.
Solvay reports that Advanced Sensor Technologies Inc (ASTi) has selected Ryton polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) to mould protective housings for two industrial-grade sensors.