28 January 2014
28 January 2014
Hexcel Corporation has received a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award.
Hexcel explains that the Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognise suppliers who have achieved superior performance.
According to Hexcel it has maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from 1 October 2012, to 30 September 2013.
“We are proud to be recognised by our largest customer for superior supply performance for the fourth year in a row,” said Mike Canario, Hexcel VP and General Manager for the Americas. “Hexcel’s continued strength in operational excellence allows us to deliver the highest quality products. The collective success of our talented employees and our deep commitment to deliver innovative technologies allows Hexcel to maintain its leadership in the advancement of composite aerospace production. We thank Boeing for the recognition of our 2013 performance as we strive to extend our streak to five consecutive awards in 2014.”
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Hexadrone’s 3D printed Tundra prototype, manufactured by CRP Technology via laser sintering (LS) technology using Windform SP and Windform XT 2.0 carbon composite materials, has won the Red Dot Award 2018 in the drone category.
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