The Atlanta application support center operated by PPG Industries’ aerospace business has been recognized by Northrop Grumman Corp. as a 2011 Platinum Source Preferred supplier for quality and performance in providing coatings, sealants and value-added services.
This marks the sixth time PPG Aerospace’s Atlanta center in Kennesaw, Ga., has received the award, which honors Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems suppliers for distinction in product quality, on-time delivery, customer satisfaction and robust lean processes. It was one of 67 supplier locations Northrop Grumman honored for 2011 performance.
“ASC-Atlanta provides state-of-the-art PPG defense coatings and sealant products to support production, development and modifications for naval and air force weapons systems,” said David Bohannan, PPG ASC-Atlanta business manager. “PPG’s flexible manufacturing system enables a rapid response to Northrop Grumman requirements, allowing them to meet their mission-critical commitments to the U.S. Department of Defense. We are proud partners with Northrop Grumman in the Southeast and strive to meet the highest standards in support of our men and women in the armed services globally.”
A longtime supplier to Northrop Grumman, PPG provides transparencies, coatings and sealants for the B-2 stealth bomber and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft.