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Spirit AeroSystems Recognizes 14 Suppliers for Superior Performance

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] recognized 14 suppliers for superior performance at its annual supplier recognition banquet in Wichita. Awards were given in seven categories: Strategic Partner of the Year; Superior Cost, Quality and Delivery Partners; Values Partners; Emergent Support Partners; Most Innovative Partner; Indirect Supplier of the Year; and Community Partner.

Spirit AeroSystems logo. (PRNewsFoto/Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.)

"Spirit cannot be successful in meeting our customers' delivery requirements without world-class partners," said Tom Gentile, Spirit president and chief executive officer. "We are proud to recognize these suppliers for sharing our passion in delivering high-quality products, on time. We look forward to collaborating with them in the future as we continue to deliver the best aerostructures to the world's leading aerospace companies."

This year's award recipients are:

STRATEGIC PARTNER OF THE YEAR:
Weber Metals, Inc.

COST/QUALITY/DELIVERY PARTNERS:
Damping Technologies, Inc.
Coffeyville SEKTAM

VALUES PARTNERS:
GKN Aerospace – Precision Machining, Inc.
Center Industries Corporation
Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings
Arconic Global Rolled Products
Attewell Limited
Cyclone Manufacturing, Inc.

EMERGENT SUPPORT PARTNERS:
Cascade Gasket & Mfg. Co. Inc.
H.M. Dunn AeroSystems, Inc.

MOST INNOVATIVE PARTNER:
LISI AEROSPACE

INDIRECT SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR:
Airgas, an Air Liquide company

COMMUNITY PARTNER:
Fed Ex

On the web: www.spiritaero.com
On Twitter: @SpiritAero

About Spirit AeroSystems
Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe. More information is available at www.spiritaero.com.

 

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