BAE Systems Honors Wilcox Industries Corp. with a Gold Tier Supplier Award
NEWINGTON, NH – July 10, 2020 – Wilcox today announced it won a Gold Tier Award for exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2019 for BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. Wilcox was selected from a pool of more than 2,200 suppliers that worked with the sector in 2019.
In response to the award, Wilcox CEO and Founder James Teetzel stated, “Wilcox is honored to be recognized by BAE for its efforts in employing the ISO 9001:2015 system, along with continuous quality improvement initiatives for creating a manufacturing environment that yields consistent quality products. BAE Systems’ recognition of these efforts demonstrate that our attention to detail and disciplined manufacturing systems have paid off. At Wilcox, our slogan speaks to what we as an organization believe – ‘Our Customer’s Life Depends on It’ ”.
BAE Systems’ Partner 2 Win program is designed to achieve operational excellence and eliminate defects in its supply chain by raising the bar of performance expectations to meet the demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly with its suppliers at their locations to transfer best practices to ensure that the components and materials that compose BAE Systems products meet the highest quality standards.
“We are proud to partner with companies – including Wilcox– committed to delivering the highest quality products on-time, every time,” said Kim Cadorette, vice president of Operations for BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. “We look forward to continued collaboration and success.”