VANCOUVER, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the
"Company" or "Avcorp") today announced that it has received a 2013
Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues
the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior
performance. Avcorp maintained a Silver composite performance rating
for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2012,
to Sept. 30, 2013.
This year, Boeing recognized 582 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or
Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Avcorp is one of only
458 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.
"Winning this award for a third consecutive year demonstrates our
ongoing commitment to meeting the increasing demands of Boeing, and
their customers, in these times of unprecedented production rates and
increased focus on quality. This consistency of performance is a
direct result of our company-wide focus on meeting customer
expectations through a culture of operational excellence, continuous
improvement, customer focus and hard work" said Mark Van Rooij,
President and CEO of Avcorp.
Avcorp supplies integrated aerostructure assemblies, metal bonded
components, and bench-top assemblies to Boeing locations in Seattle,
Everett, Renton, Salt Lake City, Winnipeg, Philadelphia and St. Louis
for several Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense and Space
Avcorp designs and builds major airframe structures for some of the
world's leading aircraft companies, including BAE Systems, Boeing, and
Bombardier. With more than 50 years of experience, over 400 skilled
employees and 354,000 square feet of facilities in Delta BC and
Burlington ON, Avcorp offers integrated composite and metallic aircraft
structures to aircraft manufacturers, a distinct advantage in the
pursuit of contracts for new aircraft designs, which require
lower‐cost, light weight, strong, reliable structures. Our Comtek
subsidiary also offers composite repairs for commercial aircraft out of
their Burlington location. Avcorp is a Canadian public company traded
on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:AVP).
MARK VAN ROOIJ
PRESIDENT and CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SOURCE: Avcorp Industries Inc.
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