29 January 2013
29 January 2013
Hexcel has announced that it has received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award.
The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Hexcel maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2011, to Sept. 30, 2012.
“We are proud to be recognized by our largest customer for superior supply performance,” said Mike Canario, Hexcel VP and General Manager for the Americas. “Hexcel continues its strength in operational excellence which enables us to maintain a superior performance status at Boeing. Due to our talented employees and innovative technologies, Hexcel will continue to deliver the highest quality products.”
Hexcel Corporation develops, manufactures and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials, including carbon fibers, reinforcements for composites, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives and composite structures, used in commercial aerospace, space and defence and industrial applications.
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