Chemetall has been awarded the prestigious Gold Award for “Best Performer” in the “Materials & Parts SQIP 2015” program by Airbus honoring suppliers for their performances and their commitment to the Airbus on-time and on-quality targets. The supply chain & quality improvement program (SQIP) has the goal to develop the performance of both Airbus and suppliers towards industrial excellence.
“This award honors the hard work of our team in production, quality control, R&D, sales and order processing. It makes us particularly proud and motivates us to continue our efforts striving for excellence”, says Bruno Pröfrock, VP Global Segments Chemetall. To comply with the increased demand from the customer, the leading global surface treatment company has recently invested in capacity extensions of the sealant production in its manufacturing facility in Langelsheim, Germany. From this plant as well as from the French production site in Soissons, Chemetall supplies a wide range of aircraft sealants, corrosion inhibiting compounds, cleaners, paints strippers and other pretreatment technologies to various Airbus sites in Europe.
For 25 years, Chemetall and Airbus have established a long and excellent business relationship. As a preferred supplier of Airbus, the surface treatment company offers advanced technologies, which fulfill the highest specifications. The Naftoseal® polysulphide aircraft sealant technology, for example, has been developed for the specific demands of the aerospace industry and holds major OEM and maintenance approvals.
Chemetall, a division of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC), is a leading global supplier of special chemicals with a focus on processes for the surface treatment of metals and plastics. Chemetall is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and comprises about 40 companies and 22 production sites worldwide. With 2,000 employees, the Group achieved sales of about 551 million Euro (2012). More at www.chemetall.com.