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Gary Jet Center Receives Supplier of the Year Award from The Boeing Company

GARY, IN / April 13, 2017 / GENERAL AVIATION NEWS –The Gary Jet Center has been recognized as Supplier of the Year in the Global Diversity category by The Boeing Company. Gary Jet Center was one of 13 companies honored April 12, 2017 at a gala in Dallas, TX for distinguished performance in working with Boeing. Gary Jet Center previously was honored with this award in 2013. 

In January, Gary Jet Center was notified that it was one of 480 companies to receive the Boeing Performance Excellence Award which rewards performance excellence. Achieving the Supplier of the Year designation further acknowledges superior performance and labels this class of winners as best of the best. 

“Boeing’s success is a testament to the partnerships we hold with the finest aerospace suppliers in the world such as Gary Jet Center,” said Kent Fisher, Boeing’s leader for enterprise Supplier Management. “Together we will continue to deliver affordable, technologically advanced products and services that give our customers a competitive edge.” 

This year’s recipients represent an elite group among more than 13,000 active Boeing suppliers in nearly 48 countries around the world. This selection was based on stringent performance criteria for quality performance, delivery performance, cost, environmental initiatives, customer service and technical expertise. 

“We are honored to have been recognized by The Boeing Company as a 2016 Supplier of the Year”, said Lynn Eplawy, President of the Gary Jet Center. “We are proud of the work we do to support Boeing’s missions around the world, and are forever appreciative of the opportunities Boeing has given us in being one of their many suppliers. Our team’s commitment to quality, safety and exceptional customer service is the cornerstone of our success, and we are grateful to The Boeing Company for allowing us to be a part of their operation.” The Gary Jet Center provides aircraft maintenance and repair, as well as global flight technical support and line services to their Executive Flight Operations, based at the Gary/Chicago International Airport (KGYY) in Gary, Indiana.


Gary Jet Center,, is an aviation services company based at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, located 25 minutes from downtown Chicago. A family-owned and operated company, the Gary Jet Center provides fixed base operations to a variety of corporate and general aircraft, aircraft management services to over a dozen aircraft owners, Part 135 Charter operations, and two Part 145 Maintenance certificates. With over 110,000 sq. ft. of hangar space and a consistent focus on exceptional customer service, Gary Jet Center is poised to accommodate and service the corporate jet market in the Chicagoland area.

For more information, contact: Rae Steeb, 219-944-1210


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