Allfast Awarded 2005 Supplier of the Year by Embraer

Supplier of the Year

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City of Industry, California May18th, 2005 - Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Sam Cooperstein, returned from the seventh consecutive Embraer Supplier's Conference to present the Supplier of the Year award to Allfast President, Jim Randall, and Allfast's employees. Embraer groups their suppliers according to the nature of their activity into 7 categories and the Supplier of the Year Award goes to the top performer in each category. Allfast received the award for the hardware category.

Selection Process

Embraer first sorted all their suppliers based on dollar volume then evaluated the top 80 suppliers on quality, on-time delivery, and relationship flexibility. The relationship flexibility score was determined this year by an internal survey of 350 people from 6 departments.

"Allfast believes in the culture of 100% Total Customer Satisfaction. Price, quality, delivery and flexibility is what we practice everyday here and it's an honor to be recognized for that culture ", said Allfast President Jim Randall.

Allfast currently supplies Embraer with solid and blind fasteners and installation tooling.

About Allfast Fastening Systems

Allfast is the world’s leading manufacturer of solid & blind rivets, blind bolts & installation tooling for the aerospace industry. Allfast is proud to be certified to ISO9001:2000 and AS9100 Revision B by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance. Our continued commitment to SPC and Lean Manufacturing has earned us numerous awards - a strategic partnership with EADS-Airbus Industries, the Boeing President's Award for Supplier of the Year, Boeing Q100 Club for the 100 best suppliers in the world, Lockheed's Star Supplier Award, and the Bombardier Certified Supplier Award, among many others. Our implementation of min/max inventory programs has been instrumental in reducing inventory at major OEM's. Allfast is the only company in the world that manufactures solid & blind rivets, blind bolts and automated installation tools in one facility.

Allfast has Headquarters at 15200 Don Julian Road, City of Industry, California 91745-1001, USA.
Tel: (626) 968-9388, FAX: (626) 968-9393.