CHATSWORTH, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Align Aerospace, a leading global provider of hardware, components, logistics and supply chain solutions in the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today that its Collegien, Paris, France office has earned the prestigious Excellent Supplier Award 2011 in Gold from Austrian aviation supplier FACC AG for "exceptional commitment and exemplary performance."
FACC presents the annual award in gold, silver and bronze to recognize three suppliers for exceptional commitment and exemplary performance in continually providing high-quality products and reliable adherence to delivery requirements. Other factors considered include customer service, flexibility, cooperation, and willingness to develop, accept and implement cost-saving and process-optimizing measures. With the coveted Excellent Supplier Awards, FACC publicly recognizes and rewards optimum suppliers within its own supply chain, identifying those who are totally dependable, trustworthy and contribute greatly towards its ultimate goal of Total Customer Satisfaction.
"This is a tremendous honor for Align Aerospace and our team in Europe, especially as FACC is a key customer and a leading producer and designer of composite parts for aviation applications," said Align's CEO Richard C. Organ. "This is a great example of how our global supply network and service offerings help our customers to be more competitive."
Align Aerospace is a leading supplier of hardware and related components to a broad range of aerospace and defense OEMs and their subcontractors throughout the world. Experts in bid-to-buy, JIT, VMI, lean manufacturing and supply chain management, Align has more than 90,000 unique parts in stock from over 2,000 suppliers ready to ship from its warehouses throughout the U.S. and Europe. Between 1998 and 2011, the Company operated as Pentacon, Eurofast SAS, and Anixter Aerospace Hardware. Align began independent operations in August 2011 as a result of the divestiture of the business by Anixter International to Greenbrier Equity Group.
FACC AG is one of the world's leading companies in the development and production of advanced fiber-reinforced composite components and systems for the aviation industry. Its range of products reaches from structural components for the fuselage and wings to engine components to complete passenger cabins for passenger planes and helicopters. FACC is a supplier to all large aircraft manufacturers such as Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, COMAC and Sukhoi as well as engine manufacturers and sub-suppliers of OEMs.
SOURCE Align Aerospace