April 4th, 2017

East/West Receives Second Gold Boeing Performance Excellence Award

RONKONKOMA, New York, April 4, 2017 – East/West Industries, Inc. today announced that it has received a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. East/West Industries maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2015, to September 30, 2016.

This is the second consecutive year East/West has received the Gold-level award, the top level Boeing suppliers can attain. The multiple Gold-level awards are among numerous quality awards received in the company's nearly five decades of operation.

Boeing has more than 13,000 suppliers worldwide. This year, Boeing recognized 480 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. East/West Industries is one of only 78 suppliers to receive the Gold level of recognition.

“Performance excellence continues to be fundamental to the success of both our companies,” said East/West President Teresa Ferraro. “Earning this honor again reaffirms that the men and women of East/West perform at remarkable levels of proficiency and sensitivity to Boeing’s expectations for cost, quality and schedule.”

Ferraro added, “We extend our sincere congratulations to the employees of East/West Industries. We take great pride in knowing that we represent such a small number of suppliers who receive this honor, and we’re proud that our performance standards help meet Boeing’s customer expectations for world-class products that are competitive on a global scale.”