Russellville, Ark. (February 14, 2013)Lockheed Martin

[NYSE: LMT] has recognized Taber Extrusions LLC as a “Perfect Performer” for 2012.  This honor is given Lockheed Martin’s Preferred Suppliers that achieve 100 percent quality and 100 percent delivery ratings for the entire year while delivering at least $100K of parts and meeting all Preferred Supplier Program requirements.

As a Lockheed Martin Preferred Supplier, Taber is provided opportunities to experience increased visibility to senior level management.  The Preferred Supplier Program also offers access to procurement, engineering and quality personnel. Taber is proud to have been a Lockheed Martin Preferred Supplier since 2001.

“Taber appreciates Lockheed Martin’s recognition of our accomplishments in providing quality products that meet their schedule requirements,” said Steven Althardt, Taber’s Sales Manager. “We also are appreciative of Lockheed Martin’s Preferred Supplier Program, which Taber has been included in since 2001. The products Taber supplies are critical in the support of our armed forces.  We understand the significance of these programs and accept the responsibility that accompanies our participation.  I commend all the Taber employees that diligently work to ensure that we are able to meet our customer requirements in support of these critical programs.”

About Taber Extrusions LLC
In 1973, Taber Extrusions LLC pioneered the extrusion of large, heavy and wide complex shapes to differentiate itself in the aluminum extrusion industry. Today, Taber Extrusions continues its tradition of breaking boundaries as an extrusion leader in the production of a range of quality aluminum extrusions sizes and shapes. The company offers extrusions in 2000, 5000, 6000 and 7000 alloy series. Since its inception, the brand name Taber Extrusions has been synonymous with innovation, service and quality. All extrusions are engineered, manufactured and tested in the United States. Taber Extrusions maintains its headquarters at the Russellville, Arkansas facility, with a regional sales office also at its Gulfport, Mississippi facility.