GKN Aerospace presents the Premier supplier award to SC Aerosatar. Pictured left to right are Rob Soen, SVP Supply chain, GKN Aerospace, Grigore Filip, MD, SC Aerostar and Kevin Cummings, CEO, GKN Aerospace.
GKN Aerospace presents the Premier supplier award to SC Aerosatar. Pictured left to right are Rob Soen, SVP Supply chain, GKN Aerospace, Grigore Filip, MD, SC Aerostar and Kevin Cummings, CEO, GKN Aerospace.

GKN Aerospace has named SC Aerostar as its premier supplier for 2015/16 and highlighted the outstanding performance of five other companies.

SC Aerostar, based in Bacau, Romania, gained the Premier Supplier award. The company is a supplier of metallic parts and assemblies for multiple programs and was praised for its sustained levels of performance on both delivery and quality.

Other awards presented by GKN Aerospace were:

  • Supplier Excellence Award, Aerostructures Europe & Special Products, presented to WSK PZL Swidnik SA for its support of GKN Aerospace’s aim to increase the rate and consistency of the output of nacelles.
  • Supplier Excellence Award, Aerostructures North America, presented to Cytec Solvay Group, suppliers of lightweight composite materials with fire-retardancy, chemical resistance and high impact strength, for its sustained performance across quality, delivery, and technical partnering.
  • Supplier Excellence Award, Engine Systems, presented to Frisa Aerospace SA de CV for its performance as a supplier of ring forgings.
  • Supplier Excellence Award, Fokker, presented to Sabca Limburg nv, suppliers of engineered composite skins and spars for business jet programs.
  • Lean & Innovation Award, presented to CIM Tools Pvt Ltd for its response to the need to significantly compress delivery timescales in order to maintain the supply of critical parts for a major aerostructures work package. 

This story is reprinted from material from GKN, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.