H.C. Starck receives Boeing's Prestigious 2014 Silver Performance Excellence Award

Jul 27, 2015, 11:17 ET from H.C. Starck

NEWTON, Mass., July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck announces that its Fabricated Products Division has received the 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues this award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior supplier performance. H.C. Starck maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the performance period from Oct. 1, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2014.

"We are thrilled to receive this award for the third year in a row from a leading-edge company like Boeing. H.C. Starck's proven ability to meet top customers' needs is critical in the increasingly competitive aerospace market" said Dmitry Shashkov, Member of H.C. Starck's Executive Board and Head of the Fabricated Products Division. "The long-term fundamentals in the aerospace sector are positive and represent concrete growth opportunities for us with our tungsten alloy balance weights for airplanes, helicopters, instrumentation and vibration dampening plus molybdenum alloy metal dies for forging fan blades and rotors."

H.C. Starck is a leading global supplier to the aviation industry with its secure conflict free material supply chain and announced in July 2015 that it received certification for processing conflict free tungsten raw materials from the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI). Since 2010, H.C. Starck has received multiple certifications as a Conflict-Free Smelter for its tantalum material processing. Tantalum and tungsten, along with tin and gold, are defined as "conflict minerals" in the U.S. Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

H.C. Starck is proud to provide high tech materials, excellent quality and on time delivery that meet the stringent requirements of Boeing from its robust supply chain using conflict free materials.

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The H.C. Starck Group is a leading global supplier of technology metals and technical ceramics from its own production facilities in Europe, America and Asia, supplying growing sectors such as the electronics, chemical and auto industries, medical technology, the aerospace industry, energy and environmental technology, and machine- and tool-making. In 2014, the company had about 2,700 employees in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan.

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