Exton, PA, April 16, 2015 – TW Metals. (Woodinville, WA Division) has been recognized as Supplier of the Year in the Common Aerospace Commodities category by The Boeing Company. TW Metals was one of 14 companies and one university honored on April 15 for distinguished performance in working with Boeing.
In January, TW Metals was notified that it was one of 548 companies to receive the Boeing Performance Excellence Award which rewards performance excellence. Achieving the Supplier of the Year designation further acknowledges superior performance and labels this class of winners as best of the best.
"Our success in 2014 was due in large part to the strong performance of our supply chain,” said Kent Fisher, Boeing’s leader for Supplier Management. “We are facing an increasingly competitive landscape across all our businesses. To continue to lead the market we need supplier partners like TW Metals who understand the importance of creating a sustainable competitive advantage with products, services, and support that meet or exceed the expectations of our customers.”
This year’s winners represent an elite group among more than 13,000 active Boeing suppliers from 47 countries around the world. This selection was based on stringent performance criteria for quality, delivery performance, cost, environmental initiatives, customer service and technical expertise.
TW Metals has a ‘just-in-time’ cut to length program where they provide nickel, stainless steel, aluminum and titanium tubing and ducting which are then delivered to the Boeing production facilities multiple times a day.
For more information on the Boeing Supplier of the Year award, including a complete list of award recipients, visit http://boeing.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43.
About TW Metals
TW Metals is a leading specialty metal distributor with over 30 facilities worldwide. The company offers a broad range of products and services, including extrusions, fittings, pipe, tube, rod/bar, sheet and plate in stainless, aluminum, nickel, titanium, alloy and carbon steel. TW Metals was formed in 1998 through the merger of Tubesales (founded in 1946) and Williams and Company (founded in 1907). TW Metals is a member of the O’Neal Industries family of companies.
About O’Neal Industries
O’Neal Industries (onealind.com) is the U.S.A.’s largest family-owned group of metals service centers, composed of more than a dozen leading brands. With sales of approximately $2.66 billion in 2014, O’Neal Industries is based in Birmingham, AL and has more than 90 specialized facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.