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Spirit AeroSystems Recognizes Shimtech subsidiary, Attewell Ltd for Superior Performance

London, United Kingdom, 1 September, 2017.  – Attewell Ltd, a member of Shimtech’s Gap Management Division, announced today it received the 2017 Values Partner award from Spirit AeroSystems for superior performance. Spirit recognized Attewell at the Spirit AeroSystems Suppliers Awards Dinner in Wichita, Kansas.

“Spirit cannot be successful without world-class partners,” said Tom Gentile, Spirit president and chief executive officer. “We are proud to recognize 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.”

Spirit AeroSystems Supply Chain Management awards these honourees to recognize suppliers that have achieved superior performance, with nominations typically coming from the company’s procurement groups. Suppliers like Attewell can be nominated for offering outstanding support, expediting deliveries or providing weekend assistance.

Shimtech Group chief executive officer Howard Kimberley said:

“Building strong and enduring partnerships with all of our major customers is the bedrock of Shimtech’s business ethos. 

“We recognise that our businesses play a crucial role in our customers’ success.  We are therefore delighted and deeply honoured that Spirit has chosen to recognise our on-going efforts to provide flexible, world-class manufacturing and logistical support.  We look forward to raising the bar going forward.” 

Attewell has been supplying shims, fillers and other precision components in metallic, engineered plastic and advanced composite materials to Spirit’s worldwide operations for many years, supporting a broad range of major commercial aerospace programmes.

Attewell receive Award

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