“Integrated Supply Chains” will be focus for Aerospace and Defense National Supplier Summit Videocon
Irvine, Calif. - The Supplier Excellence Alliance (SEA) has scheduled an interactive Supplier Summit Videoconference for aerospace and defense supplier company executives that will take place on Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 7:00 am - 9:00 am PDT. The videoconference will be broadcast live from Huntington Beach, Calif., to numerous convenient locations across the country. Additionally, it will be accessible by web cast.
The National Supplier Summit Videoconference will kick off with an introduction by The Boeing Company's John Bishop, Vice President for Prototyping Operations & Supplier Management, Advanced Systems. The Videoconference will then feature a panel of executives from a diverse range of supplier companies who will discuss the challenges and business opportunities of integrated supply chains, including:
- Characteristics of an integrated supply chain
- Performance levels required to participate in integrated supply chains
- Differences between an ISO and AS9100 "certified" supplier and a "best in class" supplier
- Actions a supplier must take to maintain its position as a key supplier
- Common mistakes that lead to losing position as a key supplier
- Success stories and best practices for integrated supply chains
The panel will also respond to questions from videoconference participants.
SEA is non-profit alliance of industry prime contractors, tier-one suppliers and other leading supplier organizations, SEA's purpose is to accelerate supply chain performance. SEA Member Companies include BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman Company, United Technologies, Parker Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand, Sikorsky Aircraft,
Textron, Cessna Aircraft, Honeywell, TW Metals, Bombardier, Hitco Carbon Composites, Firth Rixson, Dresser-Rand, Roberts Tool Company, Cristek Interconnects, Smiths
Aerospace and Bodycote Thermal Processing.
To register for the National Supplier Summit Videoconference, please visit the SEA website at www.seaonline.org/Briefings.