ITW Heartland Business Unit Receives Boeing Supplier Distinction
ITW Heartland/Spiroid Posted 07/13/2011
In its most recent Supplier Performance Report, Boeing granted Spiroid a “Gold” Composite Rating. The “Gold” Composite Rating is Boeing’s highest distinction and can only be achieved by earning “Gold” status in both “Quality” and “Delivery” performance metrics. To earn this distinction, Spiroid performed at 100% quality and on-time delivery from April 1, 2010 thru April 1, 2011. Spiroid is a Business Unit of ITW Heartland that specializes in precision right angle and inline gearing for aerospace, robotics, defense and medical applications.
“We are extremely proud of this distinction,” says Brian Baustian, General Manager of ITW Heartland. “It is an honor and a testament to our people that a company like Boeing recognizes us in this way. We will continue to strive for this level of performance for Boeing, as well as our other partners.”
About ITW Heartland
ITW Heartland is a certified leader in precision engineered machines, parts, gears, and electro-mechanical products. Located in Alexandria, Minnesota, ITW Heartland has four distinct divisions: Spiroid Gearing (design and manufacturing of custom right angle drives, gear boxes and loose gearing); Manufactured Products (low to mid quantity precision machining with a specific expertise in horizontal CNC technology); Strategic Assembly Solutions (complete machine design and assembly services); and ITW Gear Machines (designer and manufacturer of full line of high speed gear inspection and gear burnishing die equipment). As an Illinios Tool Works Company, ITW Heartland operates from a position of financial stability, engineering excellence, and refined manufacturing process.