Supplier Excellence Alliance Member Conference set for January 24, 2008
Irvine, California - The Supplier Excellence Alliance (SEA) will hold its next Member Conference on January 24, 2008 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Scottsdale, AZ. Honeywell Aerospace will host the Conference and an Opening Reception on the evening of January 23.
SEA is the non-profit alliance of aerospace and defense prime and tier-one contractors and leading sub-tier suppliers organized to transform the North American supply chain. Prime-empowered and supplier-led, SEA helps improve the performance of small and mid-sized production suppliers and enables them to collaborate to produce integrated supply chain solutions.
SEA Member Conferences are educational forums designed for supplier company owners and CEOs. This Conference will feature:
-An insightful Keynote address by Rob Gillette, Honeywell Aerospace President and CEO
-Supplier presentations sharing improvements achieved through implementation of the SEA Lean Enterprise System, the continuous improvement system designed and adopted by the aerospace industry
-A dynamic learning session featuring a Supply Chain Simulation Activity
-Networking with Honeywell executives and executives from other SEA member companies
SEA member companies represented on its board of directors include BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, United Technologies, Inc, Parker Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, Cessna Aircraft Company, Honeywell Aerospace, Hitco Carbon Composites, Dresser-Rand, Roberts Tool Company, Cristek Interconnects, Photo Etch Company, Bodycote Thermal Processing, and DRS Technologies.
SEA sponsors include Mori Seiki and Avchem.
SEA partners and alliances include Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), California Council for Excellence, California Employment Training Panel, California Space Authority, UAW-Labor Employment and Training Corporation, CONNSTEP, Inc., Alliance for Manufacturing & Technology (AM&T), ASG Renaissance, and Net-Inspect.
To learn more about SEA, visit the SEA website at www.seaonline.org.