12 June 2018
12 June 2018
Solvay has received a Gulfstream Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of its performance in engineering, quality, reliability, delivery and product support.
Solvay supplies Gulfstream Aerospace with composite materials, adhesive and surfacing films out of its Anaheim, California, Greenville, Texas and Have de Grace, Maryland sites in the US.
These products are used in the Gulfstream G500, G550, G600 and G650 programmes.
“At Solvay we strive to go beyond material supply by partnering with our customers to provide value driving technologies and service,” states Marc Doyle, Executive Vice President Aerospace Business Line of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit. “We receive this Award from Gulfstream with honour and gratitude; we will hold it as an example of how dedication and commitment to our customers' needs results in highly successful and motivating outcomes for the programmes we serve. We look forward to an ongoing positive relationship with Gulfstream and its partners in the future.”
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