Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, Recognizes Top Suppliers

STRATFORD, Conn., June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky honored top suppliers at a ceremony held recently in West Palm Beach, Fla. Twenty-two suppliers were recognized, including 15 receiving honors as Sikorsky Gold Suppliers for best-in-class performance in achieving on-time delivery, cost and quality standards during 2016.

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Receiving Sikorsky Program Supplier of the Year awards were:

    --  Black Hawk Program:  TFAB Manufacturing, LLC Madison, AL, a subsidiary
        of Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc., a native Alaskan corporation. TFAB
        provides cockpit relay panels and board assemblies.
    --  Combat Rescue Helicopter Program: MACRO-Industries, Inc. Huntsville, AL
        for helping to create the new armor floor system while meeting the
        system requirements.
    --  VH-92A Program:  TIGHITCO Berlin, CT, for its work on the forward and
        aft stair door along with several other components.
    --  S-76® Program: Crestwood Technology Group Yonkers, NY, continues to
        provide cost-effective, fully integrated supply chain solutions.
    --  S-92® Program: AERNNOVA Minano Alava, Spain. This original partner on
        the program has a history of consistent performance in providing key
        parts such as pylons, tailcones, cowlings and horizontal stabilizers.
    --  CH-53K Program:  Albany Engineering Composites, Salt Lake City, UT, for
        meeting customer requirements on sponsons and tail rotor pylons.
    --  Canadian Maritime Helicopter Program:  General Electric, Lynn, MA, for
        successfully collaborating to improve available engine power.

Honored as Sikorsky Gold Suppliers were:

    --  A.E. Petsche Co., a division of Arrow Electronics, located in Windsor,
        CT; was also the first Sikorsky-sponsored Supplier Gold distributor,
        receiving the award in December 2008.
    --  Aero Gear, Windsor, CT, engineering and manufacturing of aerospace
        gears, geared systems and gearbox assemblies for the global aerospace
        industry; first achieved Gold status in April 2016.
    --  Aurora Flight Sciences in Columbus, MS, was first awarded Supplier Gold
        in October 2015.  In addition to the sonobuoy launcher for the MH-60R
        helicopter, Aurora manufactures the Upper Clamshell and Lower Air Stair
        door for the S-92® helicopter and the slider door for the
        search-and-rescue configured variant of the S-92®.
    --  BJG Electronics, Inc. is a small business specializing in the
        distribution and assembly of electro-mechanical products, and the
        manufacture of subminiature RF Connectors. Located in Ronkonkoma, NY,
        BJG has been a Gold-level supplier since September 2010.
    --  Cherokee Nation Distributors, Stillwell, OK, a provider of wire
        harnesses, metal fabricated details and assemblies, avionic panels, box
        assemblies, kitting of mechanical / electrical details and assemblies;
        previously achieved Supplier Gold in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and
        requalified in 2016.
    --  Ducommun Incorporated has two facilities that have achieved Supplier
        Gold Status. Ducommun's Berryville, AR, facility, which also
        manufactures cable and harnesses, earned its first Supplier Gold award
        in September 2013. The Huntsville, AR, facility manufactures an overhead
        electrical cockpit panel and first received Gold status in 2014.
    --  GKN Aerospace, Cromwell, CT Division provides integrated composite
        solutions for rotor assemblies. This is the first year the division
        achieved Gold performance status.
    --  Safran Electrical & Power Mexico, a division of Safran Electrical &
        Power located in Chihuahua, Mexico, earned its first Supplier Gold award
        in September 2015.
    --  Safran Electrical & Power Denton, in Texas, a manufacturer of wire
        harnesses for the aerospace and defense industries, achieved Supplier
        Gold in October 2010 and achieved a Supplier of the Year award in 2012,
        while continuing to achieve the Gold standard in 2016.
    --  TEK Precision based in Deer Park, NY, was the first Sikorsky-sponsored
        Supplier Gold manufacturer, having earned and maintained Gold status
        since 2008.
    --  TFAB Manufacturing, LLC, is a subsidiary of Tyonek Manufacturing Group,
        Inc., a native Alaskan corporation. TFAB provides manufacturing
        capabilities in electronic assemblies. The company earned Supplier Gold
        in September 2016 and is located in Madison, AL.
    --  TIMET, a producing mill located in Toronto, OH, was first awarded Gold
        in November 2012.
    --  Timken Aerospace (SBB), Lebanon, NH, engineers and manufactures bearings
        and mechanical power transmission components. This is the first year the
        company achieved Gold performance status.
    --  Tusas Aerospace Industries (TAI) in Ankara, Turkey, designs, develops,
        manufactures and integrates aerospace systems for fixed and rotary wing
        airframes and components. This is the first year the company has
        achieved Gold performance status.

Presenting the awards were Sikorsky President Dan Schultz and Senior Vice President of Operations John Palumbo.

About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 97,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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