Western Filament Receives the Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Grand Junction, Colorado, July 20, 2020: Western Filament announced that it has received the prestigious Gold 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-months in the performance period, from October 1, 2018, to September 30, 2019.


This year, Boeing recognized 357 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Western Filament is one of only 62 suppliers to receive the Gold 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 ten years in a row is unprecedented and 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 quality and service 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 is ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100, Revision D certified.