Grand Junction, Colorado, February 1, 2017: Western Filament announced that it has received the prestigious 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Western Filament maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-months in the performance period, from October 1, 2015, to September 30, 2016.
This year, Boeing recognized 480 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Western Filament is one of only 402 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.
“I am very proud of the Western Filament team in providing the level of service and quality that is to be expected by our customers,” stated President, Rex Nelson. “To achieve a Boeing Performance Excellence Award seven years in a row is positive proof of the great progress that our team has made in striving to put forth every effort to ensure a “customer first” attitude. The hard work and determination set forth by every person at Western Filament has enabled us to achieve the first time quality standards not commonly seen in our industry.”
Western Filament is a leading supplier to Boeing for the 737, 747, 767, 777, and 787 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 9001:2012 and AS9100, Revision C certified.