Bombardier Celebrates its 2020 Diamond Suppliers in Virtual Ceremony

  • Diamond certification granted to suppliers who demonstrated outstanding operational performance and competitiveness in 2020

Bombardier has awarded 13 of its suppliers with the prestigious Diamond certification during a virtual Diamond Supplier Award Ceremony. The suppliers celebrated at this year’s ceremony were recognized for their excellence in operational performance standards for 2020, as well as for their commitment to continuous improvement.

“Our suppliers are crucial to Bombardier’s ability to build, deliver and service the world’s best business jets,” said Shauna Gamble, Chief Procurement Officer, Bombardier. “We’re pleased to recognize their outstanding efforts via the Diamond program, especially as 2020 presented a unique set of challenges amid a global pandemic. Congratulations to this year’s Diamond Suppliers.”

“Bombardier’s Diamond certification, which is awarded after a vigorous review of performance metrics, allows for companies to be recognized on an international level,” said Paul Sislian, Executive Vice President, Operations and Operational Excellence, Bombardier. “We are particularly proud that nine of our 13 winners are in Quebec, highlighting the depth of skill and expertise that we are privileged to have in the province’s aerospace sector.”

The 2020 Bombardier Diamond Suppliers are (in alphabetical order):

  • AIDC (Taiwan)
  • Avis Budget Group (Quebec)
  • Axiscades Technology Canada (Quebec)
  • Fastenal Mexico (Mexico)
  • Fuel Transport (Quebec)       
  • Groupe Meloche (Quebec)    
  • Kuehne + Nagel (Quebec)
  • MSB, Ressources Globales Aero (Quebec)  
  • Placeteco (Quebec)               
  • Plastiques Flexibülb (Quebec)                       
  • Sealth Aero Marine (USA)
  • Sterling Global Aviation Logistics (Quebec)  
  • Tech Mahindra Limited (India)

The world-class performance and competitiveness of Bombardier aircraft, and the company’s track record of excellence and innovation, are achieved with the help of strong collaboration with suppliers, and by building rewarding partnerships based on trust and respect. For more information about this program, please visit Bombardier’s Diamond Supplier program web page.

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Bombardier (BBD-B.TO) is a global leader in aviation, focused on designing, manufacturing, and servicing the world's most exceptional business jets. Bombardier’s Challenger and Global aircraft families are renowned for their cutting-edge innovation, cabin design, performance, and reliability. Bombardier has a worldwide fleet of approximately 5,000 aircraft in service with a wide variety of multinational corporations, charter and fractional ownership providers, governments, and private individuals. Bombardier aircraft are also trusted around the world in government and military special-mission roles leveraging Bombardier Defense’s proven expertise.

Headquartered in Greater Montréal, Québec, Bombardier operates aerostructure, assembly and completion facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico. The company’s robust customer support network services the Learjet, Challenger and Global families of aircraft, and includes facilities in strategic locations in the United States and Canada, as well as in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, the UAE, Singapore, China and Australia.

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