CCS Composites receives Silver Boeing Supplier Performance Award

Feb. 28, 2012

CCS Composites in Fairfield (California), USA - a wholly owned subsidiary of TenCate Advanced Composites - receives a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. CCS Composites has maintained a silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period.

This time, Boeing recognized 529 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. CCS Composites is one of only 407 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition. Paul Draghi, Vice President of Operations for parent company TenCate Advanced Composites USA states: 'This award is especially meaningful as a result of the investments we have made in capacity. We have maintained this high delivery rate and quality standard while also completing a move to a new and larger aerospace grade facility in Fairfield, California. TenCate recognizes the importance of on time delivery, high quality and keeping price and lead times competitive.'

TenCate Advanced Composites, through its wholly owned subsidiary CCS Composites, fabricates compression molded parts for Boeing's V-22 Osprey program and the F-18 programs. TenCate also supplies low dielectric radome prepregs to the Boeing 787 and EA-18 Growler program, and TenCate Cetex® thermoplastics composites for a variety of Boeing aircraft. 

TenCate Advanced Composites is a leading prepreg manufacturer of thermoset and thermoplastic composites serving the aircraft, satellite and industrial markets. TenCate through its wholly owned subsidiary, CCS Composites LLC, provides compression molded parts and design services to the aerospace industry. TenCate Advanced Composites has facilities in Europe and North America.

Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) is a multi-national company that combines textile technology with related chemical processes and material technology in the development and production of functional materials with distinctive characteristics. Products of TenCate are sold worldwide.

Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of application: safety & protection, space & aerospace, infrastructure & the environment, and sport & recreation. TenCate occupies leading positions in protective fabrics, composites for space and aerospace, anti-ballistics, geosynthetics and synthetic turf. TenCate is listed on the NYSE Euronext (AMX).