Companies selected based on their 2012 performance
WICHITA, Kan—Spirit AeroSystems, Inc, a designer and manufacturer of aerostructures for commercial aircraft, recognized seven companies as 2012 Platinum Suppliers for their dedication to cost-reduction initiatives, quality and delivery performance and setting a performance excellence standard for customer satisfaction.
The companies were selected based on their performance in 2012, said Spirit AeroSystems, and the award took into consideration quality, on-time delivery, commitment to cost reductions and willingness to partner with Spirit for overall improvement in value delivered to Spirit and subsequently to Spirit’s customers. The platinum suppliers were honored at Spirit’s Annual Platinum Supplier Recognition Event.
“In today’s aerospace environment, it is increasingly important to seek suppliers that provide the best total value for cost, quality and delivery,” said Rob Mattinson, Spirit vice-president, corporate supply chain management & global strategy. “Our 2012 Platinum Suppliers were committed to providing best total value through cost reduction initiatives while maintaining quality and delivery standards contributing to Spirit’s competitive global cost structure.”
The list of the Spirit 2012 Platinum Suppliers is as follows: