Nor-Ral Inc. Awarded Elite Supplier by Lockheed Martin

Nor-Ral Inc. Awarded Elite Supplier by Lockheed Martin

HOLLY SPRINGS, GA – Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics business has named Cherokee’s own Nor-Ral Inc. as an Elite Supplier for 2016. Lockheed recently designated 26 other small and large businesses as top-performing suppliers for over the last year, representing the top 2 percent of a supply base of 1,400 suppliers worldwide.

“This award recognizes suppliers holding a 98 percent on-time delivery rating with a 98 percent quality rating. Their role with us makes an impact far beyond performance – it ensures the ability to offer safety and security to customers across the globe,” said Janet Duffey, vice president, Aeronautics Supply Chain Management. “As a leader in engineering, production and sustainment of aircraft, operational excellence and supplier performance are key tenants of our business model.”

Nor-Ral just celebrated 12 consecutive months of 100% delivery and quality surpassing the already stringent elite requirements. Nor-Ral was one of only 14 small businesses named to the list. The Holly Springs based company provides plastic and composite panel assemblies, fairings, skins, and absorbers in support of the C-130 and F-35 programs.

Nor-Ral is a customer service focused composites and precision machining company serving the aerospace and aircraft industries. They have assisted a variety of clients with their unique needs for parts and tooling for over 40 years and are committed to providing clients cost effective solutions through cutting edge technology and innovation.

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