Western Filament achieves Gold!

BOEING GOLD PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD click here for full press release

Rex Nelson 970/241-8780 • rex@wfilament.com

Western Filament receives Gold Boeing Performance
Excellence Award.

Grand Junction, Colorado, January 7, 2011:  Western Filament today announced that it has received a 2010 Boeing Performance Excellence Award.  The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance.  Western Filament maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2009, to September 30, 2010.

This year, Boeing recognized 558 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award.  Western Filament is one of only 141 suppliers to receive the Gold level of recognition.

“We are very proud of our production and management team at Western Filament,” stated President, Rex Nelson.  “Our diligence and determination have enabled us to achieve such standards set forth by our customers.  We are also very pleased to supply Boeing with critical aircraft components and we greatly value our partnership with Boeing.”

Western Filament is a leading supplier to Boeing for the 737, 747, 767, 777 aircraft.  Western Filament also manufactures high performance products for use in many aerospace applications including wire harnessing lacing tapes, over-braided high temperature wire harness materials, and expandable sleeving.  Western Filament began manufacturing in 1938 and its Quality Management System is ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified.

For more information regarding Western Filament products, please visit our web site at www.wfilament.com or contact Western Filament’s corporate office at 970-241-8780