Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Alcoa gets Airbus award

TORRANCE, Calif. -- Alcoa Fastening Systems has received Airbus' Supply Chain and Quality Improvement Program Best Performer Bronze award for 2012. AFS was selected out of some 250 suppliers for exceptional quality and delivery performances. AFS supplies fasteners to Airbus for all of its major programs including the A320, A330, A340, A350, A380 and the A400M. (Source: Business Wire, 01/02/13) Gulf Coast note: There will be a ground breaking this year for an Airbus assembly line in Mobile, Ala., that will build A320 aircraft.