Lean/Six Sigma work key to Ducommon winning award

RP news wires, Noria Corporation
Tags: lean manufacturing

Ducommun Incorporated announced that its Ducommun Technologies Inc. (DTI) subsidiary has been awarded a 2007 Boeing Performance Excellence Award for achieving a Silver level of performance over the 12-month period at DTI’s Newbury Park facility in Los Angeles. Newbury Park was one of more than 250 companies out of Boeing’s worldwide supply base to receive a Silver or Gold level performance award. The Newbury Park facility provides Boeing with illuminated panels for the USAF C-17 Globemaster III airlifter.


Joseph C. Berenato, chairman and chief executive officer of Ducommun, stated, “We have adopted lean techniques and Six Sigma methodologies across Ducommun as part of our commitment to meet and exceed customer expectations with regard to cost, quality and delivery. We produce a wide variety of products for Boeing, and are continuing to find new ways to improve process and quality. It is an honor and a privilege for Ducommun to be acknowledged among Boeing’s elite Silver Excellence Award supplier recipients.”


Ducommun Technologies is a leading aerospace technology company with design, development, manufacturing, integration and test capabilities in the areas of complex electronic/mechanical assemblies, illuminated cockpit displays, microwave and millimeterwave products, and space qualified motion control devices.


Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing services to the aerospace and defense industry.

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