Rockwell Collins names nine Supplier of the Year Award winners for 2017

Rockwell Collins 2017 Supplier of the Year

The Supplier of the Year Award will be presented in person to the winners in each category. Click to enlarge

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 2, 2017) – Rockwell Collins has named nine companies as Supplier of the Year for 2017. With a supply base of more than 2,500 direct and indirect suppliers, it’s an exceptional honor to be distinguished as one of the company’s top-performing suppliers for a given year.

“Announcing our top suppliers each year is always an exciting event,” said Wayne Flory, vice president of Material & Supply for Rockwell Collins. “It highlights that our suppliers share the same goals and values as Rockwell Collins and that they are truly an extension of our business when it comes to delivering on our customer commitments.”

Nominated suppliers are scored using a formula that takes into account total cost of ownership, quality, and on-time delivery over the past fiscal year. The ability to demonstrate innovation and show how they were able to go above and beyond for Rockwell Collins was also a requirement to be considered for the award.

Supplier of the Year Awards were selected in the following categories:

  • Assemblies
    Timberline Manufacturing, Marion, Iowa
  • Corporate/Employee Services
    BCD Travel, Utrecth, Netherlands (HQ), Atlanta, Georgia
  •  Development and Engineering Services
    Zollner Elektronik, Zandt, Germany
  •  Electrical Build to Print
    Whitmor/Wirenetics, Valencia, California
  •  Electronic Components
    OPT HELLAS, Athens, Greece
  • Facilities Support Services
    TEK Products, Long Lake, Minnesota
  •  Mechanical Build to Print
    J&E Precision Machining, San Jose, California
  • Manufacturing and Product Support
    Adept Fasteners, Valencia, California
  •  Value Add Supplier
    Tesat Spacecom, Backnang, Germany

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