FRANKFURT, Germany – Surface-treatment company Chemetall has been awarded the highest supplier honor in the Airbus Materials & Parts SQIP (Supply Chain & Quality Improvement) program. “It is a great honor for our company to receive again this prestigious Airbus quality award,” said Chemetall’s Global Aerospace Manager Hendrik Becker during the SQIP Day ceremony. Becker added, “Sustainability is one of Chemetall’s core values, and Airbus can be assured that the entire Chemetall team will do its very best to continue our efforts striving for excellence.”

The Accredited Supplier award verifies Chemetall’s best-in-class performance. It honors the continuous commitment to provide top-quality products and excellent delivery performance including on-time deliveries, production capacities and efficient processes. Last year, Chemetall received the Golden Award in the category Best Performer, the second-highest quality award of the Airbus SQIP program.

Chemetall and Airbus have had a business relationship for the past 25 years. As a preferred supplier of Airbus, the global surface treatment company offers advanced technologies, which fulfill the highest aerospace specifications. From its production plant in Langelsheim, Germany, and its French production site in Soissons, Chemetall supplies a wide range of aircraft sealants, corrosion inhibiting compounds, cleaners, paint strippers and other pretreatment technologies to various Airbus sites in Europe.