Boeing Names Goodyear a Supplier of the Year
Goodyear Receives Award For Exceptional Performance
SAN DIEGO, April 19, 2013
SAN DIEGO, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company on April 18
presented The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT)with a Boeing
Supplier of the Year award for its exceptional performance and contributions
to Boeing's overall success during 2012.
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Goodyear was one of 16 companies and one university to receive a Supplier of
the Year award, which was presented during a ceremony at the San Diego
Convention Center. Goodyear was selected from a pool of more than 23,000
Boeing suppliers from around the world.
"In today's challenging business environment, an agile supply chain that
continuously delivers excellent performance is critical," said Jack House,
vice president of Supplier Management for Boeing Defense, Space & Security and
leader of Boeing's companywide Supplier Management program. "The suppliers
receiving Supplier of the Year awards have demonstrated outstanding commitment
to providing our customers with the best-value, highest-quality products and
services, while meeting the customers' requirements and anticipating their
needs for the future."
"Boeing has been a valued Goodyear customer for many years," said Pierre
Jambon, vice president, Off-Highway Tires, Goodyear. "We are proud to receive
the Boeing Supplier of the Year award. This is an important honor, and we look
forward to maintaining a high level of excellence as we continue to supply our
premium tires and services to Boeing."
The selection of the winning suppliers is based on statistical measurements of
quality, on-time delivery, post-delivery support, cost and the ability to
anticipate and respond to changing customer requirements, according to Boeing.
About Goodyear Aviation:
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is a leading supplier of aviation tires for
commercial, military and general aviation aircraft. Operating a global
business from its Akron, Ohio, headquarters, Goodyear manufactures aviation
tires and retreads in the United States, Thailand, Brazil and The Netherlands.
For more information about Goodyear Aviation tires, visit
SOURCE The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Contact: Mike Manges, 330-796-6380, firstname.lastname@example.org
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