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5 September, 2017 - 22:54 By Kate Sweeney

Boeing Boeing gong: aviation giant honours Marshall ADG

Boeing Marshall ADG

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award for its work with the global aviation giant over the last year.

Marshall designs and manufactures the auxiliary fuel tank system for the P-8 maritime patrol aircraft, which is a military derivative of the Boeing 737-800 platform and to date has delivered more than 500 tank sets to support the Boeing P-8 programme. 

The Performance Excellence Awards recognise suppliers who have achieved superior performance for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 2015 to September 2016. Marshall was one of more than 480 suppliers that were recognised with this award.

Alistair McPhee, CEO of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, said: “Through close collaboration and a relentless commitment to first-time quality, on-time delivery and affordability, we have been able to deliver on our promises, which is at the heart of our business. I am incredibly proud of this achievement and it is testament to the hard work, focus and professionalism of the team.”

In 2014, Marshall was presented with a Boeing Supplier of the Year award for its performance on the same programme.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is a leading independent aerospace and defence company, specialising in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of military and commercial aircraft, the design and manufacture of special mission vehicles and shelters for the armed forces and humanitarian aid organisations, and the provision of personnel and training into advanced engineering sectors.

The company has more than 80 years’ experience in aviation and a full-spectrum engineering capability that includes project/product conception, design, manufacture, test, certification, integration/embodiment, in-service support and legacy platform/system sustainment.

These capabilities have been exported to more than 30 countries and the company is working with 12 of the world’s air forces in relation to the C-130 platform.

The business is headquartered in Cambridge where it employs more than 2,000 highly trained personnel on its 800-acre site, which includes 1.2 million sq ft of hangar space plus the company-owned Cambridge Airport. The company also has other sites in the UK and offices in Australia, UAE, Canada and The Netherlands.

Marshall ADG is part of the Marshall Group, which employs more than 6,500 worldwide and which has a turnover of £2.7 billion and is the 19th largest privately owned business in the UK.

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