Bombardier awarded five of its distinguished aerospace suppliers with the prestigious Diamond certification last month during a virtual Diamond Supplier Award Ceremony. The suppliers honoured at this year’s ceremony were recognized for their excellence in operational performance standards, as well as for their commitment to continuous improvement in 2019.

“Our suppliers are the key to our success, and they are at the heart of helping us to deliver the industry’s finest products,” said Shauna Gamble, Chief Procurement Officer, Bombardier Aviation. “The Diamond Supplier program motivates the most engaged and efficient professionals in the industry to work together to meet Bombardier’s objectives and continue to exceed customer expectations.”

The world-class performance and competitiveness of Bombardier aircraft, and the company’s track record of excellence and innovation, are achieved with the help of strong collaboration with suppliers, and by building rewarding partnerships based on trust and respect.   

“I want to commend the work of this year’s distinguished Diamond Suppliers and hope the example set by them will encourage more companies to strive for excellence and to achieve this milestone recognition,” Gamble added.

The 2019 Bombardier Diamond Suppliers are:

AIDC Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) is a publicly traded company based in Taiwan and specializes in the design, analysis, development, testing, manufacturing and integration of aircraft. AIDC has worked with Bombardier for more than 20 years, specializing in the Challenger 350, Learjet and Global 7500 programs.

DIEHL Aerospace GmbH Based in Nuremberg, Germany, DIEHL Aerospace GmbH delivers products for the Global 7500 cabin and emergency lighting system. Approximately 700 lighting system components are installed in Global 7500 aircraft.

FACC Operations Based in Austria, FACC Operations is a global technology leader. FACC Operations specializes in the design, development and manufacturing of the wing-to-body fairing for the Bombardier Global 7500 and Challenger 350 programs.

Placeteco Inc. Based in Quebec, Canada, Placeteco Inc. specializes in the design, development and manufacturing of high-quality non-metallic and composite components and sub-systems for the aerospace industry, including Bombardier aircraft. 

Plastiques Flexibülb Inc. Plastiques Flexibülb Inc. is based in Trois-Rivières, Canada, and specializes in the design, development, manufacturing and integration of aircraft interiors systems, components and ground support equipment. Plastiques Flexibülb Inc. supplies non-metallic components for Bombardier aircraft programs.

About Bombardier With nearly 60,000 employees across two business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in over 25 countries across the segments of Aviation and Transportation. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, Bombardier posted revenues of $15.8 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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