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Jenoptik’s subsidiary ESW receives Boeing Performance Excellence Award for the third time in a row

ESW GmbH, which is a part of the Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division, received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award for the third time. The award is issued annually by Boeing to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance.

The Jenoptik company at the Wedel location near Hamburg maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1st, 2011 to September 30th, 2012. This year, Boeing recognized a total of 594 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. ESW is one of 441 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.

“We are honored and delighted to have received this significant award for the third time in a row. With a quality customer such as Boeing at our side, we also view this award as an obligation, which we are happy to fulfill in the future” states Dr. Stefan Stenzel, Head of Jenoptik’s Defense & Civil Systems division.

Jenoptik supplies Heated Fill Fittings to Boeing for the Boeing 737 aircraft. The Heated Fill Fittings provide a standard ground service connection for the potable water system so that it does not become blocked with ice. The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division has a long standing history in developing electronically controlled equipment for de-icing and heating to leading aviation manufacturers such as Boeing.

About Jenoptik

As a comprehensive optoelectronics group, Jenoptik divides its activities into five divisions: Optical Systems, Lasers & Material Processing, Industrial Metrology, Traffic Solutions and Defense & Civil Systems. Its customers around the world mainly include companies in the semiconductor and semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry, automotive and automotive supplier industry, medical technology, security and defense technology as well as the aviation industry.

ESW GmbH is part of the Defense & Civil Systems division, which focuses on the areas of military and civil vehicles, rail and aircraft equipment, drive and stabilization technology as well as energy systems. The service spectrum also includes optoelectronic instruments and systems for the security industry as well as software, measurement and control technology. In the laser and infrared sensor systems field the focus is on the development, manufacture and marketing of laser distance measurement equipment as well as infrared camera systems designed to meet a wide range of applications.