Spirit AeroSystems Recognizes 13 Suppliers for Superior Performance

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 2, 2016 /CNW/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR] recognized 13 suppliers for superior performance at its annual supplier recognition banquet in Wichita. Awards were given in seven categories: Product Development Partner, Most Innovative Supplier, Strategic Partnering, Outstanding Domestic Supplier, Outstanding International Supplier, Superior Quality and Delivery, and Supplier of the Year.

"Spirit cannot be successful 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:

Product Development Partner
Meggitt Polymers and Composites
Precise Machining and Manufacturing, LLC 
Senior Aerospace – Jet Products
TECT Aerospace

Most Innovative Supplier
Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing, LLC (CAM)

Strategic Partnering
Figeac Aero North America, Inc.
Weber Metals, Inc.

Outstanding Domestic Supplier
Cox Machine, Inc.

Outstanding International Supplier
Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI)

Superior Quality & Delivery
Aerospace Technology of Korea, Inc.
Center Industries Corporation
Drewloong Precision, Inc.

Supplier Of The Year
Nikkiso Co., Ltd.

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

About Spirit AeroSystems Inc.
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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SOURCE Spirit AeroSystems

For further information: Investor Relations: Ghassan Awwad, (316) 523-7040, ghassan.s.awwad@spiritaero.com; Media: Jarrod Bartlett, (316) 523-5649, jarrod.s.bartlett@spiritaero.com

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