Western Filament receives Silver!


Western Filament receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award.

Grand Junction, Colorado, January 5, 2012:  Western Filament today announced that it has received a 2011 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-month performance period, from October 1, 2010, to September 30, 2011.

This year, Boeing recognized 529 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award.  Western Filament is one of only 407 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.  “Once again the Western Filament team has proven that they are very proficient at 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 two years in a row makes me very proud of the progress that we have made at Western Filament.  The hard work and determination set forth by every person at Western Filament has enabled us to achieve 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 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.