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Taber Extrusions receives Boeing Performance Excellence Award
Leading U.S.-based manufacturer of aluminum extrusions will join exclusive group of suppliers recognized by the Boeing Company

Russellville, Ark. (February 1, 2011)Taber Extrusions LLC, a U.S.-based corporation supplying American-made aluminum extrusion profiles to some of the most prolific government programs and leading international corporations, has received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA) for 2010.  The Boeing Company issued this award in recognition of Taber Extrusions’ composite performance rating over the twelve-month period from October 2009 through September 2010.
The award places Taber Extrusions among a select group of suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level recognition:

“Our company has been committed to supplying the highest quality aluminum extrusions and supporting our OEM’s needs on schedule for nearly four decades,” remarked Taber Extrusions President, Bill Wetmore.  “We are extremely honored to be a recipient of this award as we consider Boeing to be one of the worldwide premier OEMs.”

Steve Althardt, Taber’s sales manager whose direct interaction with customers like Boeing and keen understanding of the men and women whose dedication to the company are the driving force behind their success, added: “Our ability to meet and exceed Boeing’s stringent requirements is confirmation of our efforts in these areas.  This is an award celebrated by every level of employee at our company and speaks directly to the nature of our core competency: customer service.”

Taber Extrusions supplies intermediate to heavy press structural extrusions for various Boeing Commercial airplanes including 747, 767 and 777.  The company has manufactured aircraft and aerospace extrusions since 1973, servicing the Commercial, Military and General Aviation markets.

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.