Airgas, an Air Liquide company and a US supplier of industrial gases, welding technologies, and safety products, has received the 2017 Indirect Supplier of the Year award from Spirit AeroSystems for superior performance.
Spirit AeroSystems Supply Chain Management awards these honorees to recognize suppliers that have achieved superior performance, with nominations typically coming from the company’s procurement groups. Suppliers like Airgas can be nominated for offering outstanding support, expediting deliveries or providing weekend assistance.
Airgas has supplied Spirit AeroSystems with safety products, packaged gas and hard goods since June 2005.
Spirit president and chief executive officer Tom Gentile said:, “Spirit cannot be successful without world-class partners. We are proud to recognise these suppliers for sharing our passion in delivering high-quality products on time. We look forward to collaborating with them in the future as we continue to meet our customers’ delivery needs and rate requirements.”
Airgas CEO, Pascal Vinet, commented, “We appreciate this recognition from Spirit AeroSystems, as it demonstrates the valued partnership we’ve developed together over the last decade and affirms our commitment to serve customers and deliver value. Our 18,000 Airgas associates look forward to helping Spirit AeroSystems achieve their goals for years to come.”