Sept 21, 2017: Airbus has recognised its top performing Suppliers at its 2017 Global Supplier Conference hosted in Tianjin, China.
Top Industrial Performance awards went to Safran Electrical & Power, Chemettal, AVIC and AMOVA for their outstanding delivery performance supporting the Airbus production ramp-up.
Three winners were recognised in the Innovation category, P3 for the first on board Halon-free fire extinguisher which complied with challenging size and weight requirements, Hutchinson developed a highly automated production solution of lightweight, low cost air ducts which will be launched on the A330neo. Also awarded was KUKA who designed and implemented a highly automated Single Aisle Shell Assembly flow using advanced robotics.
The Customer Support award was attributed to Rockwell Collins who received the best rated score by the airlines for reliable customer oriented service.