Applied Industrial Technologies a Two-Time Winner of Silver Performance Excellence Award from Boeing

Feb 12, 2013, 15:07 ET from Applied Industrial Technologies

CLEVELAND, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) announced it has received a 2012 Silver Performance Excellence Award from The Boeing Company. Boeing issues its service awards annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance throughout the year. Applied® maintained a silver composite performance rating each month of the 12-month period beginning October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012. This is the second Silver Performance Award Applied has received from Boeing.

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Applied provides Boeing with a broad range of MRO solutions for its manufacturing operations, including bearings, power transmission products, and various maintenance supplies. This prestigious award is based on several key performance criteria and demonstrates the company's commitment to consistently delivering quality products and services.

"Boeing sets high standards for quality assurance and on-time delivery, and we make it our goal to exceed their expectations," says Tom Armold, Vice President – Marketing and Strategic Accounts for Applied. "Our ability to meet the stringent requirements to receive this award for a second time demonstrates Applied's ongoing commitment to our customers' success."

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With more than 500 facilities and 5,000 employee associates, Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than four million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers maintenance training and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers. Applied can be visited on the Internet at

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