January 24, 2011
LAI Intl. Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a strategic supplier of precision components and subassemblies for OEMs, has received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award.
LAI maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2009, to Sept. 30, 2010. The company is one of 417 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.
LAI supplies a series of precision-machined structural panels for the F-22 fighter jet to Boeing. LAI coordinates supply chain management of the manufacturing process flow, which includes hot-forming, CNC machining, chemical milling, finishing, and five-axis precision waterjet drilling, to supply ready-to-assemble components for the aircraft.