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Bombardier awarded three of its top performing aerospace suppliers with Diamond Certification during its 2019 Aerospace Suppliers Symposium in Montreal. The suppliers were recognized for their sustained excellence in operational performance and competitiveness in 2018, as well as their continued commitment to improvement.
“The Diamond Award Supplier program ensures the most engaged and efficient professionals in the industry work together to meet Bombardier’s objectives and exceed customer expectations,” said Sam Abdelmalek, chief transformation and supply chain officer, Bombardier Inc.
Suppliers with Diamond Certification build a true long-term relationship with Bombardier and receive immediate and long-term advantages, such as recognition and guaranteed participation in new bids.
“We hope the example set by these suppliers will encourage more companies to strive for excellence and to achieve Diamond Certification,” added Abdelmalek.
The 2018 Bombardier Diamond suppliers are:
Aleris is a privately held, global leader in aluminum rolled products production. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Aleris operates 13 production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. Aleris supplies Bombardier with aluminum plates and sheets used on all Bombardier aerospace programs.
voestalpine BOHLER Aerospace
Voestalpine BOHLER Aerospace based in Kapfenberg, Austria is a global development partner and leading supplier of high quality aerospace die forged parts made of titanium, nickel-base alloys and special steels. Voestalpine BOHLER Aerospace supplies Bombardier with closed die forgings used on many aerospace programs.
Plastiques Flexibulb Inc. is based in Trois-Rivières, Que., Canada and specializes in the design, development, manufacturing and integration of aircraft interiors systems, components and ground support equipment. Plastiques Flexibulb Inc. supplies Bombardier with thousands of non-metallic components on all Bombardier aerospace programs.