The award recognises exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2020 for BAE Systems’ electronic systems sector.
Harmonic Drive was honoured at a virtual ceremony and was selected from the pool of suppliers that worked with BAE Systems in 2020.
“We are delighted to receive this award, we believe this demonstrates our commitment to providing our customer with quality, consistent supply of precision gears and servo actuators to meet the demands of the aviation industry, despite the numerous challenges we faced in 2020,” said Norimitsu Ito, chief executive officer for Harmonic Drive.
BAE Systems’ Partner 2 Win programme is designed to achieve operational excellence and eliminate defects in its supply chain by raising the bar of performance expectations to meet the demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly with its suppliers to transfer best practices to ensure that the components and materials that compose BAE Systems products meet the highest quality standards.
“We are proud of the partnership we have with companies like Harmonic Drive SE that delivered the highest quality products on-time, despite the challenges presented by a global pandemic,” said Kim Cadorette, vice president of operations for BAE Systems’ electronic systems sector. “We recognise that our suppliers are critical to our company’s success. We are grateful for this year’s outstanding effort, and we look forward to future collaborations.”