Brookhouse gains bronze award

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 June 2000




(2000), "Brookhouse gains bronze award", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 72 No. 3.



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Brookhouse gains bronze award

Keywords Brookhouse, Awards

Brookhouse Patterns and Brookhouse Composites, of Darwen, have joined a select number of companies to be awarded a bronze award in the supply excellence programme operated by BAe Systems. The award was received by Peter and Barry Turner, joint managing directors of Brookhouse Holdings plc, and Dennis Walmsley, senior quality manager, at a presentation dinner held recently at De Vere's Hotel in Blackpool (Plate 4).

Plate 4 Brookhouse accepts the Supply Excellence Programme Bronze Award. Pictured (L-R) are: Tom Nicholson, deputy managing director BAe Systems, Barry Turner, joint managing director Brookhouse Holdings, Peter Turner, joint managing director Brookhouse Holdings, Dennis Walmsley, senior quality manager Brookhouse Holdings, John Robinson, procurement director, manufacturing sub-contractors, BAe Systems, and Derek Larner, tooling manager, BAe Systems. (Issued by Quantum Technial PR Ltd)

The supply excellence programme (SEP) was initiated by BAe Systems, then British Aerospace, in 1998, to combine the strengths of the well proven preferred supplier process and the business excellence model. It aims to ensure continuous improvement in the business of the partners, companies and subcontractors with whom it works, through the application of a set of business excellence tools. These partner companies supply around 70 per cent of the total manufactured output of BAe Systems.

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