Kaman, July 17, 2019 - Bloomfield, CT – Kaman Composites – Vermont, Inc. (KCV), a division of Kaman Aerospace, a segment of Kaman Corporation, announced that it has been recognized by Rolls-Royce as the "Best New Supplier 2018".
KCV was selected by Rolls-Royce out of its entire global supply base in recognition of the outstanding performance of its support of Rolls-Royce on various compressor components and composite assemblies.
"This award is an honor, and is the reflection of the development of an effective customer-supplier relationship between Rolls-Royce and Kaman in Vermont - the hard working women and men from Rolls-Royce and Kaman have collaborated to help drive the pursuit of world class endeavors while holding to the demands of time-lines for our programs," said Alexander Gamble, General Manager of Kaman Composites-Vermont.
“KCV continues to deliver the complex composite structures that meet the high standards of its Aerospace customers. This recognition highlights the strength of the relationship the KCV team has developed with Rolls-Royce and we look forward to continuing to meet their needs in the future.” stated Rick Barnhart, President of Kaman Aerospace Group.
About Kaman Composites - Vermont: KCV, an AS9100 Rev D registered company located in Bennington, Vermont, offers a full line of services in composites from design, prototyping and testing, to full production of composite components and assemblies. KCV fabricates components for the defense, aerospace, commercial and imaging markets. KCV is Nadcap accredited for composite processing, NDI and chemical processing.
About Kaman Aerospace: Kaman Aerospace is a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), which was founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, headquartered in Bloomfield, CT. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; super precision, miniature ball bearings; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; production of the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter; and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime aircraft.