Essex Industries Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Saint Louis, Missouri – Essex Industries announced that it has received two 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Awards. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance.   Essex maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012.

This year, Boeing recognized 594 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Essex is one of only 441 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.

Two facilities of Essex Industries received a Silver award:  the Carr Lane Court facility supplies Protective Breathing Equipment (PBE) to Boeing for all of their commercial aircraft and the Chivvis Drive facility provides four different kinds of Heat Exchangers for the C-17 Globemaster III program as well as a variety of spare parts. 

Founded in 1947, Essex Industries is a leading supplier to the Aerospace and Defense market, providing platform controls, aircraft components and liquid oxygen systems for life support and ground support systems.  Essex also manufactures products for First Response, Safety and Medical markets in their four facilities, which are all located in Saint Louis, Missouri.

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