13-Jan-2011 Source: Aero Vodochody
Aero Vodochody a.s. has once again been recognized for superior performance by achieving UTC Supplier Gold status for the second year in a row.
AERO gained this award for complete S-76 helicopter production for American company Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, which is a part of United Technologies Corporation concern, from where the name of the award comes from â€“ â€žUTC Supplier Gold Awardâ€œ.
AERO already gained its first award in 2009. AERO acknowledges its superior capabilities in the area of Quality, Delivery, Lean, and Customer Satisfaction even in 2010. S-76 helicopters manufacture programm started in AERO in 2000. Untill now AERO sent to its customer Sikorsky 294 helicopters in total. Beginning of April this year AERO will send its jubilee three hundred piece.
â€žProgramm of the complete helicopter manufacture ready for installation of dynamic parts is the most important programm of AERO. Since 2000, when the programm began, our company gained vast amount of experience and capabilities, on which we now can make interest while achieving extraordinary performance. AERO passed huge changes and recovery, which catapulted us on position of tenderable and preferable company in the area of aerostructure manufacture,â€œ said President of the company Ladislav Å imek.
Photo: Sikorsky representative congratulates program manager Michal Krofta on excellent job done.