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Hanwha Aerospace USA Wins Supplier Gold Recognition from Raytheon Technologies

By Hanwha Aerospace USA Press Release

Cheshire, CT—Hanwha Aerospace USA has been recognized by Raytheon Technologies for excellence in quality, delivery and operational performance. On January 29th, HAU’s Newington facility was officially awarded Raytheon Technologies’ Supplier Gold recognition. Supplier Gold criteria requires compliance with the following KPIs: zero escapes (quality rejections), 100 percent on-time delivery, 80 percent score on supplier health assessment in all categories plus zero gold question gaps and a superior business health assessment, rating core functional categories.

“Meeting our customer’s stringent targets and achieving Supplier Gold status at Hanwha Aerospace USA is a true testament to our employee’s commitment to quality and the tremendous effort and dedication from our workforce,” said Glenn Lussier, Hanwha Aerospace USA Vice President of Quality. “Our journey to achieving Supplier Gold has been a long one. Our continuous improvement approach has been applied in the areas of cost, quality, delivery and customer satisfaction. These core elements have been validated and distinguished through this important milestone. Hanwha Aerospace looks forward to continuing to grow our strong partnership with Raytheon Technologies.”

Raytheon Technologies is a global provider of high technology systems and services for aerospace and defense.

Hanwha Aerospace USA is a manufacturer of complex rotating and precision machined components for use in both commercial and military aircraft engines. Hanwha Aerospace USA also offers adjacent engine prototyping spare part and custom tooling solutions to OEM and Tier 1 customers. With four facilities in Connecticut, HAU says it offers diverse engineering, machining and fabrication capability to its customer base.

Hanwha Aerospace is the sole gas turbine engines manufacturer in Korea. Hanwha started the gas turbine engines maintenance business in 1979 and entered the aircraft engine business and cumulatively produced more than 9,000 engines as of December 2020. Hanwha Aerospace acquired EDAC Technologies in Q4 2019. For Hanwha Aerospace, the acquisition represents its first aircraft engine component manufacturing facility in the United States. EDAC Technologies is now operating as Hanwha Aerospace USA.

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