Trimite Technologies awarded SC21 Bronze for supply chain excellence

Posted on 21 Mar 2013 by Tim Brown

Birmingham-based Trimite Technologies, manufactures of pre-treatment products for several markets has been awarded the prestigious SC21 bronze award in recognition of its efforts to develop world-class supply chain management.

SC21 (21st Century Supply Chain) is a supply chain transformation programme designed to accelerate the competitiveness of the aerospace and defence industry in the UK.

A pre-requisite to dealing with the aerospace and defence industry in the UK nowadays is excellence in supply chain management.

Neville Billson, Director of Trimite Technologies Ltd, is delighted with the achievement: “SC21 is more than an initiative; it’s helped us implement a framework and working processes that demonstrate we are a world class supplier. We now have the credibility to win contracts with the sector’s biggest names and this will help us to achieve our ambitious growth plans for 2013.”

Jonathan Irwin, Group Managing Director of Trimite Global Coatings commented on the award: “We have invested in new equipment and processes at Trimite Technologies Ltd this year and the group is very pleased with industry recognition for the hard work done. The increased capacity and improved systems will support our plans to work with more companies in the aerospace and defence sector.”

Launched at Farnborough in 2006, SC21 is designed to boost the competitiveness of the aerospace and defence industry by raising the performance of its supply chain. SC21 companies are committed to achieving common industry development and performance plans derived from a common diagnostic framework. These companies also commit to working with suppliers in order to implement common, shared improvement plans.