VANCOUVER, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the "Company" or "Avcorp") today announced that it has received a 2013 Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Avcorp maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2012, to Sept. 30, 2013.
This year, Boeing recognized 582 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Avcorp is one of only 458 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.
"Winning this award for a third consecutive year demonstrates our ongoing commitment to meeting the increasing demands of Boeing, and their customers, in these times of unprecedented production rates and increased focus on quality. This consistency of performance is a direct result of our company-wide focus on meeting customer expectations through a culture of operational excellence, continuous improvement, customer focus and hard work" said Mark Van Rooij, President and CEO of Avcorp.
Avcorp supplies integrated aerostructure assemblies, metal bonded components, and bench-top assemblies to Boeing locations in Seattle, Everett, Renton, Salt Lake City, Winnipeg, Philadelphia and St. Louis for several Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense and Space Programs.
Avcorp designs and builds major airframe structures for some of the world's leading aircraft companies, including BAE Systems, Boeing, and Bombardier. With more than 50 years of experience, over 400 skilled employees and 354,000 square feet of facilities in Delta BC and Burlington ON, Avcorp offers integrated composite and metallic aircraft structures to aircraft manufacturers, a distinct advantage in the pursuit of contracts for new aircraft designs, which require lower‐cost, light weight, strong, reliable structures. Our Comtek subsidiary also offers composite repairs for commercial aircraft out of their Burlington location. Avcorp is a Canadian public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: AVP).
MARK VAN ROOIJ
PRESIDENT and CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SOURCE Avcorp Industries Inc.