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Héroux-Devtek wins award from Embraer

Nov. 18, 2009, Longueuil, Que. – Héroux-Devtek Inc., today announced that Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has awarded the Aerospace segment's landing gear products operations the Embraer Suppliers Award - ESC 2009 in the Development Program category.


November 18, 2009
By Administrator

Nov. 18, 2009, Longueuil, Que. – Héroux-Devtek Inc., today announced that Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has awarded the Aerospace segment's landing gear products operations the Embraer Suppliers Award – ESC 2009 in the Development Program category.

This award recognizes Héroux-Devtek's performance excellence in quality, flexibility, deliveries, customer support and development for its involvement in the Legacy 450 and 500 business jet programs. The Aerospace segment designs and develops the landing gear for these jets as part of a life-cycle contract obtained in July 2008. Héroux-Devtek was one of nine companies worldwide honoured in as many categories.

"This prestigious award further demonstrates our commitment to provide outstanding customer service at all levels of the organization," said Gilles Labbé, President and Chief Executive Officer of Héroux-Devtek. "Combined with similar recognition conferred by OEMs and military organizations in recent years, this honour confirms Héroux-Devtek's status as a worldwide leading provider of superior quality products and services."

"Such recognition of our technical expertise reflects the excellence of our landing gear design and development capabilities," said Martin Brassard, Vice-President and General Manager of Héroux-Devtek's landing gear products operations. "From the very beginning, our relationship with Embraer has been solid and based on mutual trust. We greatly appreciate this spirit of collaboration which has fostered a true partnership between the two organizations."

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"We are very pleased with the performance of Héroux-Devtek in the Legacy 450/500 program. Their consistent and outstanding results made the difference in such a key development up to now," said Helio Bambini Filho, Vice President, Supply Chain of Embraer.