LMI Aerospace Inc. announced it has received a Boeing Excellence in Advocacy Award for 2016, this is the company’s second consecutive year to receive the award, which Boeing introduced in 2015.
The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance in outreach activities to help government policymakers better understand aerospace issues and promote legislation that supports aerospace companies.
“The success of the aerospace industry is a collective endeavor,” said LMI Aerospace Chief Executive Officer Dan Korte. “When LMI leaders share our company’s story with key stakeholders, we are helping to raise awareness and shape policy in ways that enhance the industry as a whole.”
Boeing encourages suppliers to speak on behalf of key business issues that strengthen awareness among community leaders, elected officials and decision-makers. The influence of it suppliers by engaging with policy makers can foster awareness that provides multiple benefits.
“Our supplier network is one of Boeing’s greatest competitive advantages when it comes to advocating for our shared interests,” said Kent Fisher, Boeing’s leader for enterprise Supplier Management. “Suppliers like LMI Aerospace represent a critical business voice to help decision makers understand the incredible impact that the aerospace industry has on their economies, employment and communities.”
LMI Aerospace Inc. supplies structural assemblies, kits and components and provider of engineering services to the commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace markets. The company LMI has 21 locations across the United States and one in Mexicali, Baja California. Other production facilities are located in the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka.