BAE Systems Honors Leading Technology Composites with Supplier of the Year Award

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Leading Technology Composites (LTC) Among 20 Award Recipients Recognized at the Annual ‘Partner2Win’ Supplier Awards Ceremony

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“It is an honor to be a supplier to BAE on this critical program, and our entire team is proud to play a part in the protection of our nations soldiers” said Todd Lair – President of LTC.

On December 2nd BAE Systems presented LTC with the BAE Systems Partner2Win Supplier of the Year Award for the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) Program based on exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2020 for BAE Systems’ Combat Mission Systems business. LTC was honored at a virtual online ceremony and was singled out from a group of more than 1,500 suppliers that worked with BAE Systems in 2020. LTC was also presented with the Bronze Medallion Supplier Award for exceptional quality and delivery across all programs.

BAE Systems’ Partner2Win is a global program designed to achieve operational excellence and eliminate defects in its supply chain by raising the bar of performance expectations to meet the demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly with its suppliers at their locations to transfer best practices to ensure that the components and materials that compose BAE Systems products meet the highest quality standards.

“It is an honor to be a supplier to BAE on this critical program, and our entire team is proud to play a part in the protection of our nations Marines” said Todd Lair – President of LTC.

“Recognition of our top-tier suppliers underscores BAE Systems’ commitment to delivering quality products on-time and on-budget, in order to meet our customers’ requirements,” said Jeremy Tondreault, vice president and general manager for BAE Systems’ Combat Mission Systems business. “We are proud to partner with companies – including LTC– who are dedicated to delivering the products that protect the men and women in uniform.”

About BAE Systems
BAE Systems provides some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defense, aerospace, and security solutions. The company employs a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 employees worldwide and operations in 30 states across the U.S. Working with customers and local partners, BAE Systems develops, engineers, manufactures, and supports products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

About Leading Technology Composites
LTC was founded in 1993 and quickly developed a reputation as one of the leading designers and manufacturers of ballistic protection products and systems. From the company’s founding they have designed and produced composite armor for personal protection, vehicle protection, and aerospace programs and lead the industry in innovative application development. LTC currently has 383,000 square feet of state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Wichita, Kansas, and a work force of just under 400 highly skilled employees.

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