WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., April 27, 2011 – Bombardier Aerospace has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation as one of four recipients of Bombardier's 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards and the Hamilton Sundstrand Puerto Rico facility as one of eight recipients of the new Bombardier Achieving Supplier Excellence, or BASE, recognition award. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The BASE award recognized Hamilton Sundstrand's Puerto Rico Electronics Operations in achieving fact-based standards of high quality, delivery and competitiveness in 2010, in support of Bombardier's strategy of delivering an amazing customer experience through superior performance.
The Corporate Social Responsibility supplier recognition award evaluated suppliers on six areas of corporate responsibility, specifically: governing effectively, valuing employees, building responsible products, operating sustainably, engaging suppliers and acting as a responsible citizen.
Hamilton Sundstrand President, Aerospace Customers & Business Development, David Gitlin accepted the awards during the April 11 ceremony at Bombardier Aerospace's headquarters in Dorval, Quebec. "We are honored by this recognition from our valued customer, Bombardier Aerospace," said Gitlin. "It validates our efforts as a company to excel in meeting or exceeding our customers' needs while conducting our business in a socially responsible and sustainable way."
Hamilton Sundstrand provides systems for a variety of Bombardier's aircraft programs, including the Challenger*, Global*, CRJ*, and CSeries* families of aircraft.
With 2010 sales of $5.6 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.
* Challenger, CRJ, CSeries and Global are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.
SOURCE Hamilton Sundstrand