Bombardier has awarded 18 of its suppliers with the prestigious Diamond certification, in recognition of their commitment to excellence in operational performance for 2022, as well as for their dedication to continuous improvement.
This is the fifth consecutive year Bombardier has awarded suppliers through this programme. The company presented the awards for outstanding effort to its Diamond suppliers during a ceremony in Montréal, Canada, on 18 September 2023.
“We rely on the hard work of our valued suppliers to help us manufacture and service the world’s best business jets for our customers,” said Shauna Gamble, chief procurement officer, Bombardier. “Our business partners are key to our continued success, and we are pleased to be able to celebrate their achievements for the fifth year in a row through our Diamond Supplier Program. The 18 winners of Bombardier’s 2022 Diamond certification have each demonstrated their commitment to maintaining strong and successful operations, despite global supply chain disruption.”
“The Bombardier Diamond Supplier Program rewards suppliers that strive for excellence through continuous improvement and innovation,” said Éric Filion, executive vice president, programmes and supply chain, Bombardier. “Our successful collaboration with suppliers allows us to build and maintain long-term relationships that benefit our customers, facilities, and worldwide service network.”
Suppliers are recognised across three categories – Production, Indirect Goods and Services, and Aftermarket. Bombardier Diamond Suppliers have met the operational performance and competitiveness levels needed to qualify in these specific categories for the 2022 calendar year.
The suppliers in the Production category are Aerospace Technologies Group; F. List Austria; F. List Canada; Placeteco; Plastiques Flexibülb; Sealth Aero Marine; and ShinMaywa Industries, Aircraft Division.
Those in the Indirect Goods and Services category are AAA-Canada; Avis Budget Group; Axiscades Technology Canada; Capgemini Canada; IBM Canada; Kuehne + Nagel; MSB, Ressources Globales Aero; NAD Global; TATA Consultancy Services Canada; and Willis Towers Watson.
Those in the Aftermarket category are F. List UK; and Plastiques Flexibülb.