AERO Vodochody recognized as Top Supplier for Sikorsky
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. recently held its 4th annual Supplier Summit in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA with senior executives from the top 150 supplier companies.
The current 13 Sikorsky Gold Suppliers were recognized at the event for their best-in-class performance. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
Aero Vodochody was among the 13 companies recognized at the event for its excellence and performance in production of Sikorsky S-76 helicopters. AERO Vodochody is an aero-structure commercial supplier based in the Czech Republic, which initially received UTC Supplier Gold status in December 2009 and has maintained that level since then.
Al Altieri, Vice President, Supply Management for Sikorsky, who presented the awards, said, “Over the past year, several suppliers have made extraordinary efforts in meeting the high standards for delivery and quality for Sikorsky. It was clear through internal surveys that these awardees were distinct in making the extra efforts in satisfying the needs of our customers. They play a critical role in our continued success.”
Sikorsky recognizes the effort these suppliers have provided by going above and beyond to help deliver high quality products in the timeframe needed. These partnerships demonstrate that through combined efforts, new standards can be achieved in meeting our customers’ needs.