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Recognizing supplier performance at Aeronautics

Lockheed Martin's Aeronautics business recently designated 27 small and large businesses as top-performing suppliers for 2016, representing the top 2 percent of a supply base of 1,400 suppliers.

"This award recognizes suppliers holding a 98 percent on-time delivery rating with a 98 percent quality rating. Their role with us makes an impact far beyond performance, it ensures the ability to offer safety and security to customers across the globe," said Janet Duffey, vice president, Aeronautics Supply Chain Management. "As a leader in engineering, production and sustainment of aircraft, operational excellence and supplier performance are key tenants of our business model."

Below are the top performing suppliers for their work in 2016:

Small Business:

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

Aero Engineering & Manufacturing Company, Valencia, California. Provides various sheet metal parts, including clips and brackets in support of the P-3 program and C-130 ring segment assemblies.

Complete Technical Representation, Inc., Carrollton, Texas. Provides machined components for the C-130, F-16, F-22 and F-35 programs.

D-J Engineering, Inc., Augusta, Kansas. Provides project tools and production aids for aircraft assembly.

Electro Enterprises, Inc., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A Distributor of standard electrical components for various programs.

Globe Engineering Company, Inc., Wichita, Kansas. Provides complex tube assemblies in support of multiple Lockheed Martin platforms, including the C-130, F-16 and F-35.

Heart of Georgia Metal Crafters, Eastman, Georgia. Provides fabrication of precision sheet metal and machined parts and assemblies for the C-130, F-16, F-35, and P-3 programs and C-130. support equipment.

Hydraflow, Fullerton, California. Provides hoses and fluid conveyance hardware for the C-130 and F-35 Programs.

Ksaria Corporation, Methuen, Massachusetts. Provides fiber optic cables for the F-35 and U-2 programs.

Moseley Technical Services, Huntsville, Alabama. Provides manufacturing tool design services supporting multiple programs.

Nor-Ral, Inc., Canton, Georgia. Provides plastic and composite panel assemblies, fairings, skins, and absorbers in support of C-130 and F-35 programs.

R.G.H. Associates, Inc., West Babylon, New York. Provides machined parts, standard hardware, bushings/bearings, and fluid conveyance for several aircraft, including the F-35.

Scotia Technology, A Division of Lakes Region Tubular Products, Inc., Laconia, New Hampshire. Provides tube assemblies in support of the F-35.

Southern Precision Machining, Shelbyville, Tennessee. Manufactures various complex machine part assemblies, including the C-130 Flap Tracks.

Visioneering, Inc., Auburn Hills, Michigan. Provides project tools and production aids for aircraft assembly.

Large Business:

Apex Industries Inc., New Brunswick, Canada. Provides simple to complex machined parts and assemblies in support of the F-35 program.

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

Eaton Industrial Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio. Provides depot sustainment repair of pumps in support of the F-22, U-2 and F-16 programs.

EDO LLC, Amityville, New York. Provides repair services for the F-22 missile launcher.

Foster-Miller, Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, Provides aircraft armor.

Global Tooling Systems, Macomb, Michigan. Provides project tools and production aids for aircraft assembly.

Goodrich Corporation, Troy, Ohio. Provides the wheels and brakes in support of the F-16 production aircraft and spare components for the U-2 wheel and brake assembly.

Lovitt Technologies of Australia, Victoria, Australia. Provides manufactured complex machined components and assemblies ranging from brackets to engine mounts and fuel floors for the F-35 program.

International Entreprises, Inc., Talladega, Alabama. Serves as an alternate repair source that completes affordable and timely repairs on various original equipment manufactured products such as head up displays and radar for the F-16.

Rockwell Collins, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia. Provides repair services for the F-22 head down display, and Communication, Navigation and Identification (CNI) antennas and receivers.

Times Microwave Systems, Inc., Wallingford, Connecticut. Provides cable assemblies and connectors across various aircraft platforms.

Zodiac Aero Evacuation Systems, Wall Township, New Jersey. Provides field repair support for C-130 life rafts.

This month, Lockheed Martin was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence. The award is the SBA's most prestigious honor for large prime contractors that excel in working with small businesses as suppliers and subcontractors. This year the SBA honored Lockheed Martin with this award for our efforts to maximize small business participation in manufacturing.

Press release issued by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company on May 3, 2017


 Contact details from our directory:
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Airframer
Aero Engineering & Manufacturing Company Electrical Plastics, Hexagonal Bolts, Heat Resistant Bolts, Protruding Bolts, Shoulder Bolts, Bolts, Screws, Hexagonal Screws, Machine Screws, Socket Head Screws, Mechanical Fittings, Metal Structures
CTR Inc. Machining Services, Forming, Stamping, Metal & Alloy Fabrications, Precision Machined Parts
D-J Engineering, Inc.
Globe Engineering Co., Inc. Forming, Laser Cutting, Aircraft Structural Components, Metal Structures, Laser Welding, Laser Drilling, Tube Assemblies
HGMC (Heart of Georgia Metal Crafters) Precision Machined Parts, Metal & Alloy Fabrications, Heat Treatment, Paint Application, Anodizing Services
Hydraflow Metallic Hoses, Hose Couplings, Flow Control Valves
Nor-Ral Composites Composite Structures, Prepreg, Honeycomb Core Composites, Composite Thermoforming, Injection Moulding, Paint Application, Design Services, Prototyping, Machining Services, Testing Services, Composite Sandwich Panels, Fairings, Shock Absorbers & Mounts
RGH Associates Safety Consultants
Scotia Technology Brazing, Tube Assemblies, Tube Bending, Welding, Swaged Tubing, Swaging, Deburring, Testing Services, Non-Destructive Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Aircraft Landing Gear, Metal & Alloy Fabrications, Anti-Skid Brakes & Systems, Metal Structures, Aircraft Structural Components, Engine Parts, Fabricating Services, Precision Machined Parts, Oxygen Equipment Connectors, Oxygen System Actuators, Hydraulic Brakes, Wheel Hub Assemblies, Helicopter Landing Gear, Spacecraft Landing Gear, Metallurgical Testing, Brake System Components, Missiles
Southern Precision Machining Flap/Slat Mechanisms
Visioneering Inc Tooling, Controlled Machinery, Engine Tooling, Jigs & Fixtures, Mandrels
Apex Industries Precision Machined Parts, Machining Services, Milling, Turning, Welding, Metal Structures, Aircraft Structural Components
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Mirrors, Communication Antennas, Cameras (Airborne), Navigation Antennas, Gimbal Systems
QinetiQ North America Fuselage Sections
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
Lovitt Technologies Australia Precision Machined Parts, Brackets, Engine Mounts
kSARIA Corporation Fibre Optic Cable, Fibre Optic Connectors

Enhanced listings:

Bandy Manufacturing
Bandy Manufacturing is the leading supplier of standard and custom hinges to the aerospace industry.

TenCate Advanced Composites
TenCate Advanced Composites is a leading provider of thermoset and thermoplastic prepregs to the aerospace industry.

Beckwood Press
Your single source for aerospace forming equipment. Manufacturer of Triform Sheet hydroforming presses.

Sigma ASL Limited
Engineering and manufacturing company with in-house and outsourced operations, AS9100 accredited and fully NADCAP compliant.

TE Wire & Cable LLC
A premier thermocouple and specialty wire and cable manufacturer providing high-quality wire to the temperature measurement market since 1941.

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