Boeing recognizes East/West as Supplier of the Year

East/West Industries, Inc. has been recognized as a Supplier of the Year in the Global Supplier Diversity category by The Boeing Company.

Boeing will feature the H-47 Chinook during ILA Berlin and provide information on the company's unique expertise in performance-based logistics, ensuring the aircraft is ready to fly when needed. Boeing Photo
Boeing has selected East/West to supply seats for its CH-47 Chinooks (pictured) and its SB>1 Defiant. Boeing Photo
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In February 2018, East/West was notified that it was one of 85 companies worldwide to receive the Boeing Performance Excellence Award Gold. Subsequently achieving the Supplier of the Year designation further acknowledges East/West’s superior performance and labels this class of winners as the best of the best.

This year’s recipients represent an elite group among 13,000 active Boeing suppliers in 57 countries around the world. The selection was based on stringent performance criteria for quality performance, delivery performance, cost, environmental initiatives, customer service and technical expertise.

Founded on Long Island in 1968, East/West designs, manufactures and repairs aircraft seats and other products critical to crew safety and survival.

East/West was one of just 13 companies honored on April 11 for distinguished performance in working with Boeing. East/West Photo
East/West was one of just 13 companies honored on April 11 for distinguished performance in working with Boeing. East/West Photo

Boeing has selected East/West seats for its SB>1 Defiant and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.

“This is a remarkable honor and a point of pride for our entire team,” said East/West president Teresa Ferraro. “Being named as a Supplier of the Year reaffirms that the men and women of East/West are tremendously capable and responsive to Boeing’s expectations for cost, quality and schedule.”

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