11 September 2018
11 September 2018
Solvay has received a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) Supplier Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding quality and delivery performance.
Solvay supplies out-of-autoclave prepregs, adhesive films and ancillary materials out of its US facilities in Anaheim - California, Greenville - Texas, and Havre De Grace - Maryland, for use on UAVs.
“Solvay is honoured to partner with GA-ASI by supplying composite technologies for its advanced aircraft and defence systems," states Marc Doyle, Executive Vice President Aerospace Business Line of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit. "We are proud of our people’s focus and dedication in ensuring GA-ASI and its Tiers’ satisfaction though high service levels. This award is for them. We look forward to a continued productive relationship with GA-ASI on current and future programmes.”
The GA-ASI Supplier Excellence Awards recognise outstanding suppliers which sustained a 100% quality and on-time delivery performance rating for calendar year 2017. A total of 1,129 production suppliers across all product lines were eligible to receive this recognition. Awards were presented this year to the top 1% of the supply base.
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