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April 12, 2011 13:02 ET

Bombardier Recognizes its Suppliers Through its BASE Awards

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - April 12, 2011) -

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During its 2011 Strategic Suppliers Executive Meeting, Bombardier Aerospace proudly announced the results of its new Bombardier Achieving Supplier Excellence (BASE) recognition program, which acknowledges suppliers that support Bombardier's strategy of delivering an amazing customer experience through superior performance. The suppliers that received an award distinguished themselves through their high quality, delivery and competitiveness standards in 2010.

The recipients are:

  • A.E. Petsche Co. Inc., A.E. Petsche Canada, Kirkland, Québec, Canada

  • B/E Aerospace Inc., Business Class and Main Cabin, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

  • Centra Industries Inc., Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

  • Crissair Inc., Palmdale, California, USA

  • Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, Puerto Rico Electronics Operations, Puerto Rico

  • Parker Hannifin Corporation, Electronic Systems Division, Smith Town, New York, USA

  • Thales, Thales Avionics Electrical Systems, Chatou, France

  • Triumph Group Inc., Triumph Structures, Los Angeles, City of Industry, California, USA

The ceremony, which took place at Bombardier Aerospace's headquarters in Dorval, Québec, on April 11th, was attended by 47 suppliers, as well as Bombardier Aerospace executives, including Guy C. Hachey, President and Chief Operating Officer; Hélène V. Gagnon, Vice President, Public Affairs, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility; and Janice Davis, Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer.

"A healthy relationship with our suppliers is fundamentally important," said Ms. Davis. "The philosophy of the BASE program is to evaluate our suppliers on fact-based standards using a transparent measurement methodology to ensure fairness and predictability. This award allows us to acknowledge our suppliers and emphasize their strategic contribution towards our efforts to provide an amazing customer experience."

During the event, Bombardier also recognized four suppliers for their corporate social responsibility initiatives.

About Bombardier

A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011, were $17.7 billion, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at www.bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @BombardierInc.

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