Aircelle’s Annual Awards for Supply Chain Excellence

Farnborough, United Kingdom, July, 21st 2010

Six Aircelle suppliers received the company's annual awards for excellence at the Farnborough Airshow today.

The awards cover a full range of participants in Aircelle's supply chain, and are based on criteria that include quality, on-time delivery, engineering capabilities and cost reduction initiatives.

"Aircelle's ability to meet the performance and delivery schedules for its nacelle systems depends directly on the capabilities of our supply chain," said Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Vincent Mascré. "The suppliers who are recognized with our latest awards have contributed to Aircelle's success through significant efforts within their own companies, and we are pleased to acknowledge their excellence."

Products and services provided by the top suppliers include nacelle components and complex sheet metal parts, as well as composite and mechanical components.

Selected for Aircelle's latest supplier awards are:

  • JPR (Hutchinson group)
  • Jehier (Hutchinson group)
  • Alcore
  • Hartwell (McKechnie group)
  • Firth Rixson Forged Metals
  • Exotic Metals Forming Company.

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About Aircelle (www.aircelle.com)
Aircelle is one of the leading players in the worldwide nacelle market for aircraft engines. A subsidiary of the Safran group, it employs nearly 3,000 people on seven sites in France, the United Kingdom and Morocco. Aircelle is the only nacelle manufacturer in the world present on all the market segments, from regional and business aircraft to the largest airliners, including the Airbus A380. Aircelle also is developing the worldwide customer support and service activity for nacelles and their components.

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