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STW Composites Wins L-3 Supplier of the Month Award

  • Friday, 3rd May 2002
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STW Composites, was selected by L-3 Communications Integrated Systems as the Supplier of the Month for March 2002, for the SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) Program.

In a statement issued by L-3 Comm, Jerry Rasmussen said “STW Composites, located in Montrose, Colorado, is a subcontractor for $1.4 Million worth of advanced composite assemblies for the 747SP aircraft used for the SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) Program. SOFIA is an international cooperative NASA program. Integrated Systems is modifying the aircraft now in Waco. STW has supported the Integrated Systems SOFIA Program by providing initiative in facilitating both Integrated Systems and NASA’s design completion. In addition, STW has stepped up with excellent engineering support throughout the program. All the while, a predominant STW goal has been maintaining excellent customer communications and coordination. STW’s relationship with Integrated Systems is one that strives for customer satisfaction by ensuring best value for the services provided. STW also puts a high priority on rapid response to the customer’s schedule requirements and action items. STW continues to view Integrated Systems as a highly valued customer and strives to insure the future mutual success of our customer/supplier relationship.

For the above reasons, STW Composites has been selected as the Integrated Systems March 2002 supplier of the month.”

STW Composites of Montrose, Colorado, designs, certifies, produces, and delivers fully integrated composite structural components, major assemblies, and complete general aviation aircraft.

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