Boeing recognises top suppliers of 2023

Aerospace giant Boeing are recognising the best suppliers of 2023 at their Supplier of the Year Awards

Boeing works with more than 11,000 active suppliers across their global supply chain and spends in excess of $34 billion in the procurement of one billion parts every year. 

The Supplier of the Year Award event is an industry-leading recognition program that highlights the accomplishments of Boeing’s top-performing suppliers.

Supplier of the year award winners

The event identifies 12 of their top performing suppliers and recognises their achievements in driving a stable, predictable production system that contributes to Boeing’s safety, quality, sustainability and delivery commitments to customers.

“The Supplier of the Year winners were proactive, transparent and reliable in a challenging environment,” said William Ampofo, vice president of Parts & Distribution Services and Supply Chain for Boeing Global Services and chair of Boeing’s Supply Chain Operations Council. “Their collaboration and commitment to safety and quality was the gold standard to help us drive stability in our supply chain and consistently deliver for our customers.”

The award winners were:

  • Outstanding Performance:
    • Commercial Aeroplanes – Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing, Inc. of Dickinson, N.D.
    • Defence, Space & Security – Dynamatic Technologies Limited of Bangalore, India
    • Global Services – C.E. Machine Company, Inc., of Wichita, Kan.
    • Indirect Supply Chain – Microsoft of Redmond, Wash.
  • Alliance Award: Toray Composite Materials America, Inc., of Tacoma, Wash.
  • Collaboration Award: Janicki of Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
  • Pathfinder Award: CSIRO of Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  • Safety & Quality Award: KF Aerospace of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
  • Supplier Diversity Award: Indigenous Defence & Infrastructure Consortium Pty Ltd of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Supply Chain Visibility Award: ValStream of Dallas, Texas
  • Support & Services Award: Harper Engineering Co. of Renton, Wash.
  • Sustainability Award: EPIC Fuels of Irving, Texas

New distribution centre in Poland

The awards come soon after Boeing opened a new distribution services site at Panattoni Park Rzeszów Airport III in Poland.

The expansion substantially increases the storage space for aircraft parts and reinforces Boeing's presence in Poland's ‘Aviation Valley’ to improve stock availability for aviation procurement operations.

Boeing's Parts & Distribution Services portfolio encompasses an extensive range of offerings, including over 15 million parts, services, and tailored solutions that streamline production and aftermarket processes worldwide. The company says they remain committed to diversifying its services and investments, with regional distribution centres being an important part of their strategy to enhance customer service.

Boeing says the facility lets customers leverage advanced shipping and packing processes, and that it cuts delivery times for commercial and military customers. This includes airlines, original equipment manufacturers, as well as maintenance, repair, and overhaul operations.

Dr. Michael Haidinger, President of Boeing Germany, Benelux, Central & Eastern Europe, said: "Our goal is to expand our business in the vibrant Podkarpacie region and Europe, creating new jobs and opportunities for industrial partnerships."


Boeing Expands in Poland with New Parts Distribution Site

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