CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recognized Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) for excellence in maintenance, repair and overhaul training by honoring three of the company's sites with Certificate of Excellence "Diamond" awards. Goodrich's Customer Services facility in Monroe, N.C., the Alabama Service Center in Foley, Ala., and the Aviation Technical Services facility in Everett, Wash. each received the Certificate of Excellence for its high levelof individual Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) award recipients.
During its first year of eligibility, 36 of Goodrich's Customer Services employees received individual AMT awards ranging from "Bronze" to "Diamond." The Monroe site specializes in component repair and overhaul services.
For the sixth consecutive year, Goodrich's Alabama Service Center has been recognized with 69% of eligible Goodrich employees receiving individual AMT awards. The facility provides Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services for aircraft components, nacelles and thrust reversers.
For the seventh consecutive year, Goodrich's Aviation Technical Services'facility in Everett, Wash., was an award winner with 399 of the facility's eligible employees receiving individual AMT awards. The site specializes in airframe heavy maintenance, airframe modifications and component repair and overhaul services.
The AMT award program is designed to encourage aviation maintenance technicians and their employers to take full advantage of available training opportunities that will help to improve knowledge, professionalism and safety. The elite Diamond rating is the highest level of award obtainable in the program. To qualify, 25% or more of a company's eligible workforce must receive one of the five levels of an individual AMT award. The highest AMT award achievable for individuals is the Diamond Award, which requires 58 hours of maintenance training, two hours of regulatory training, plus at least three credit hours or 40 classroom hours of college-level courses within the year.
Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visithttp://www.goodrich.com .
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