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Posted on June 04, 2024

Michelin Named Elite Performance Supplier for 2023 by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

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GREENVILLE, S.C., June 4, 2024 – Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has named Michelin North America, Inc. as an Elite performance supplier for 2023.

 

To receive this award, the recipient must demonstrate a superior commitment and ensure the highest possible quality products, enabling Lockheed Martin customers to complete their mission and come home safely.

 

“Lockheed Martin Aeronautics – the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance combat, air mobility, and reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft – relies heavily on our supply base to provide key components required to meet our customers’ needs,” said Eugene Jaramillo, Vice President of Global Supply Chain for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. “Our customers expect us to aim for 100% in everything we do, especially on-time delivery and quality. Michelin is an essential part of the team that helps ensure our customers know that at Lockheed Martin, our brand means quality.”

 

Michelin’s partnership with Lockheed Martin goes back to 1955 and the first flight of the U-2 reconnaissance plane. Michelin has partnered with Lockheed Martin on current aircraft, including the F-22 Raptor, the F-35 Lightning II and the F-16 Falcon/Viper, as well as the multiple projects for the Skunkworks Advanced Development Programs.

 

“Michelin is honored to receive this prestigious award from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics,” said M. Scott Murray, VP of aircraft tire sales, Michelin North America, Inc. “Our continued partnership with Lockheed Martin embodies Michelin’s commitment to providing premier aviation tires across multiple high priority projects and ensuring the continued safety of those who have dedicated their lives to the service of their country. Michelin is proud to partner with Lockheed Martin and looks forward to a continued long and prosperous relationship.”

 

For more information, please visit our website.

 

About Michelin North America, Inc.  

 

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is working with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing its expertise to new markets, the company is investing in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,500 employees and operates 35 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (michelinman.com) 

 

For more information, contact:

David Finleyson

Michelin North America                                                                  

david.finleyson@michelin.com

www.michelinmedia.com

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About Michelin North America

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is working with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing its expertise to new markets, the company is investing in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide variety of industries — from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 22,500 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (michelinman.com