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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics recognizes top performing suppliers

Lockheed Martin's Aeronautics business recently designated 25 small and large businesses as top-performing suppliers for 2015, representing the top 2 percent of a supply base of 1,200 suppliers.

"This award represents high performance and quality standards. To be considered, suppliers must maintain a 99 percent on-time delivery rating with a 100 percent quality rating," said Amy Gowder, vice president, Aeronautics Supply Chain Management and chair of the Lockheed Martin Supply Chain Council. "Suppliers play a vital role in the success of Lockheed Martin's innovative solutions and we acknowledge those who are highly committed to the quality of our products."

For their work in 2015, the top performing suppliers are:

Small Business:

• Advanced Defense Solutions LLC, Bloomfield, Connecticut - Provides various forms of elastomeric tape and tape kits in support of the F-35 Program.

• Click Bond Inc., Carson City, Nevada - Provides various forms of mechanical hardware and fasteners in support of multiple programs, including the F-35 and F-22.

• Davis California Industries Inc., North Hollywood, California - Provides sheet metal and mechanical assemblies to multiple programs.

• Fastener Technology Corporation, North Hollywood, California - Provides high-strength aerospace and captive fastening products to multiple programs.

• InterConnect Wiring, Fort Worth, Texas - Builds and repairs loose wire assembly kits, electrical panels and wire harnesses for F-16, F-22 and C-130.

• Jay-Em Aerospace Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio - Provides wheels and brakes for the Taiwan F-16 Retrofit Modification Program.

• K.T. Engineering Corporation, Rancho Dominguez, California - Provides canopy frames, shear webs and various assemblies for the F-35 program.

• M2 Global Technology, San Antonio, Texas - Provides metallic BTP components and assemblies for the F-35, F-22, F-16 and C-130.

• R & D Electronics, Brownsboro, Alabama - Builds loose wire assembly kits, electrical panels and wire harnesses for F-16 and C-130.

• R.G.H. Associations Inc., West Babylon, New York - Provides CNC and conventional turning, milling and "light" assembly for the F-35, C-130 and C-5.

• The McGinty Machine Company Inc., Wichita, Kansas - Provides precision-machined parts that supports the F-22, F-35 and C-130.

• Vianh Company Inc., Garden Grove, California - Provides CNC precision machining for the F-35.

Large Business:

• AMI Metals, Fort Worth, Texas - Provides aluminum plate and sheet for various programs.

• BAE SYSTEMS Information & Electronic Systems Integration, Inc. Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Solutions, Greenlawn, New York - Provides the Advanced Identification Friend or Foe (AIFF) system for the F-16.

• Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Westminster, Colorado - Provides advanced instruments and sensors, components, data exploitation systems for the F-35.

• EMS Defense Technologies Inc., Norcross, Georgia - Provides the Antenna Intra-Flight Data Link (IFDL) for the F-22.

• FTG Aerospace Inc., Chatsworth, California - Provides LED lighted acrylic panels and panel assemblies in support of both the F-16 and C-130.

• Héroux-Devtek Inc., Laval, Quebec - Provides the Flight Opening Door Uplock System (FODUS) for the F-35.

• Hoffman Engineering, Stamford, Connecticut - Produces interior lighting on the C-130J.

• L-3 Communications Electronic System Services, Toronto, Ontario - Provides the data entry display and power supply for the F-16.

• Michelin Aircraft Tire Company, Greenville, South Carolina - Provides tires for the CTOL/STOVL nose landing gear and tires for the CTOL main landing gear for the F-35.

• R & F Products Inc., San Marcos, California - Provides non-metallic canopy boots, horizontal tail molded boots, final finish fairings, along with numerous rubber seals, gaskets and shims for the F-35.

• TW Metals Inc., Forest Park, Georgia - Provides tube, pipe, bar, extrusions, sheet and plate in stainless, aluminum, nickel, titanium and carbon alloy for multiple programs.

• UTC Aerospace Systems, Troy, Ohio - Provides wheels and brakes for the F-16.

• Wyman-Gordon, North Grafton, Massachusetts - Provides forged components from high grade titanium and nickel based alloys for multiple programs.

Press release issued by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company on May 25, 2016


 Contact details from our directory:
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Swift Textile Metalizing Insulating Tape
Click-Bond Inc. Fasteners, Fastening Tools, Adhesive Application Equipment, Adhesives, Epoxy Adhesive, Glass-to-Metal Adhesive, Metal-to-Metal Adhesive, AN, MS & NAS Series Fasteners, Blind Fasteners, Composite Fasteners, Custom Fasteners, Insulation Fasteners, Alignment Pins, Self-Locking Fasteners, Snap Fasteners, Cable Ties, Nut Plates, Bolts, Nuts, Captive Nuts, Self-Locking Nuts, Custom Nuts, Stand-Off Nuts, Pins, Straight Pins, Studs, Bushings
Davis Industries Machining Services, Welding, Waterjet Services, Laser Cutting, Prototyping, Fabricating Services
Fastener Technology Corporation Fasteners
Interconnect Wiring Cable Assemblies, Electronic Harnesses, Instrument Panels, Fibre Optic Cable
Jay-Em Aerospace, Inc. Machining Services, Wheel Hub Assemblies, Brake System Components
KT Engineering Milling, Turning, Machining Services
M2 Global Technology Radio Frequency Management Systems
R&D Electronics Inc Wire Assemblies, Wire Harnesses
McGinty Machine Company Inc. Precision Machined Parts
Vianh Company Inc Machining Services
AMI Metals Inc. Metal & Alloy Suppliers, Aluminium, Steel
BAE Systems Platform Solutions Cabin Management Systems, Gyro-Stabilized Platforms, Inertial Components & Systems, Autopilots, Avionics Controls, Full Authority Digital Controls, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Head-Up Displays, Rate Gyroscopes, Moving Maps, Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems, Air Data Computers, Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMD), Onboard Computers, Engine Controls, GPS, Cameras (Airborne), Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), Radar Receivers, Sensors/Transducers, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Fly-by-Wire Systems, Gun Mounts, Guns, Radio Communications Equipment, IFF Interrogators, Navigation Antennas
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Mirrors, Communication Antennas, Cameras (Airborne), Navigation Antennas, Gimbal Systems
Honeywell Aerospace Communication Antennas
Firan Technology Group (FTG) Printed Circuit Boards, Cockpit Control Systems, Control Panels
Heroux Devtek Inc. Aircraft Landing Gear, Hydraulic Actuators, Rotor Hub Assemblies, Torque Tube Drives, Aircraft Structural Components, Engine Parts, Wings, Fuselage Sections, Helicopter Landing Gear, Avionics Racks, Mechanical Actuators
Hoffman Engineering Corporation Electrical & Electronic Connectors, Instrumentation Lighting, Aircraft Exterior Lighting Systems, Aircraft Interior Lighting Systems, Calibration Equipment & Services, Cabin Lighting, Bulbs, Testing Services, Test Equipment, Night Vision Equipment, Lighting Control Panels
L3 Electronic System Services Cockpit Control Systems
Michelin Aircraft Tire Corporation Tyres
R&F Products Inc Rubber & Silicone Seals, Gaskets, Fairings, Shims
TW Metals Metal & Alloy Suppliers, Steel, Aluminium, Extrusion (Metal)
UTC Aerospace Systems, Wheels and Brakes Carbon Brakes, Aircraft Wheels, Brake-by-Wire Systems, Hydraulic Brakes, Electrical Brakes, Anti-Skid Brakes & Systems, Tyre Pressure Monitors, Helicopter Landing Gear, Helicopter Wheels
Wyman-Gordon MA Forging, Casting, Metal & Alloy Forgings, Aircraft Structural Components


 Related aircraft programs:
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon
Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules

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