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Awards Overview

Supplier performance excellence is fundamental to Boeing's success. The Boeing Performance Excellence Award and Supplier of the Year are the company's official programs to recognize suppliers who achieve the high performance standards necessary to meet customer expectations and remain competitive in the global economy.

Supplier of the Year Award Recipients

Recipient Award

Boeing Honors 13 Suppliers for Outstanding Performance in 2018
Boeing has named its 2018 Supplier of the Year award winners, recognizing 13 companies for the high-quality products, services and value they create for Boeing and its customers

Supplier of the Year Award winners for 2018:

  • Teague - Seattle, Wash., USA
    Collaboration Award – Supplier has worked with Boeing to achieve a shared goal in areas of innovation, process or product improvement.

  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) – Canberra, Australia
    Environment Award – Supplier with demonstrated leadership, outstanding performance or successful partnerships in a formal, measurable environmental program and culture of environmental leadership.

  • General Construction Company – Federal Way, Wash., USA
    Safety Award – Supplier models a zero-injury mindset, investing in and implementing a formal, measurable safety program.

  • Allied Aviation – Charleston, S.C., USA
    Support & Services Award – Supplier provides outstanding support or services to Boeing, including engineering support, logistical support and/or site services.

  • Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA) – Seattle, Wash., USA
    Production & Design Award – Supplier or institution has been instrumental in the design, modification or production of a product.

  • General Plastics Manufacturing Company – Tacoma, Wash., USA
    Outstanding Performance Award – Supplier has exhibited superior performance and has achieved Boeing Performance Excellence Award status for five consecutive years.

  • Blue Force Technologies – Morrisville, N.C., USA
    Global Supplier Diversity Award – Small diverse supplier that has worked with Boeing to achieve a shared goal.

  • Technical Micronics Control, Inc. – Huntsville, Ala., USA
    Pathfinder Award – Supplier delivers outstanding efforts and/or improvements during the year.

  • Fives Lund LLC – Seattle, Wash., USA
    Technology Award – Supplier’s outstanding performance in research and development has been instrumental in the introduction of new products to meet Boeing’s current and future business needs.

  • Saft America, Inc. – Valdosta, Ga., USA
    Advantage Award – Supplier provides competitive advantage by exceeding cost performance goals and objectives for the product or services provided.

  • GS Yuasa Lithium Power and GS Yuasa Technology– Roswell, Ga., USA
    Innovation Award – Supplier’s outstanding performance in research and development efforts are instrumental in the introduction of new products to meet Boeing's current and future business needs.

  • Alaska Airlines – Seattle, Wash., USA
    Alliance Award – Supplier contributes to Boeing's success by sharing risk and through long-term relationships that support and advance Boeing’s strategic objectives.

  • Liebherr – Lindenberg, Germany
    Excellence Award – The supplier that has demonstrated exceptional performance and support for Boeing’s current and future production and services environment.

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Supplier Recognition Programs


Boeing Performance Excellence Award
The Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA) is an annual program to recognize superior performance as measured in Enterprise Supplier Performance Measurement (ESPM) system. Boeing generally announces BPEA recipients each January. The BPEA program replaced Boeing's Preferred Supplier Certification program.

BPEA Eligibility Criteria

  • Gold or silver composite performance ratings for each month of the BPEA performance period (Oct. 1 to Sept. 30) with no suppressed ESPM data
  • Annual contract payment value of at least $100,000
  • Minimum of 10 monthly deliveries or a General Performance Assessment rating

BPEA Rewards

  • Trophy suitable for lobby display
  • Recognition in Boeing internal and external publicity (supplier concurrence required)
  • Eligible for Boeing Supplier of the Year

Supplier of the Year
The BPEA figures into the selection of Boeing's top honor, Supplier of the Year. Achieving BPEA status or demonstration of outstanding achievement is a prerequisite for Supplier of the Year.

Supplier of the Year Rewards

  • Recognized at Supplier of the Year ceremony
  • Recognition in Boeing internal and external publicity (supplier concurrence required)

Performance Recognition Contacts


Accessing performance data via ESPM

  • External users must be sponsored by a Boeing procurement agent to gain access to ESPM and their company's Supplier Performance Measurement report. Please contact your procurement agent if you need to obtain access.
  • External users can enter ESPM at Click on the Secure Logon link in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, and then log on to the Supplier Portal with the logon ID and password your procurement agent has provided.
  • Find the link to ESPM in your "My Products" section within the Supplier Portal.

Sponsored Recognition

Annual Awards:

NASA Subcontractor of the Year (nomination May-Jun)
HUBZone Contractors National Council Small Business of the Year (multiple categories, Oct-early Dec)
SBA National Subcontractor of the Year (nominations Oct-Nov)
SBA Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence Award (nominations Oct-Nov)
SBA 8(a) Graduate of the Year Award (nominations Oct-Nov)
SAME Small Business Award (Society of American Military Engineers)
Bond Street Small Business Award (nomination period Sep-Oct)
Independent Small Business of the Year Award (Independent We Stand)
Hiring our Heroes (multiple categories, nomination period Oct)
Championship Score (nomination Jan-Feb)
The American Business Stevie Award (multiple categories, nomination Oct-Apr)
Best in Biz Award(s) (multiple categories, nominations Nov-Jan)
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (National and Regional Awards, nominations Dec-Mar)
US Chamber of Commerce, DREAM BIG Awards (multiple categories, nomination May-Jun)
Innovation Project Awards: Best Small Business Innovation (multiple categories, nomination Oct-Nov)
National Association of Women Business Owners: Small Business Awards (nomination Mar-Apr)
Enterprising Women of the Year (nomination Oct-Nov)
NAVOBA: Vetrepreneur of the Year (multiple categories-LGBT, WOSB, VOSB; nomination Mar-Apr)