Plexus Corp., has announced that Honeywell Aerospace recognised Plexus as their 2016 New Product Development Supplier of the Year. The award was presented at the Honeywell Aerospace Global Supplier Summit in Tempe, Arizona. Plexus received the award for providing exceptional engineering, supply chain and global project management services to support the development of Honeywell Aerospace’s new 777X Lighting product line.
The 777X Lighting product line is the next generation of Honeywell Aerospace lighting intended to replace legacy incandescent lighting designs. The new LED-based lighting designs are targeted for entry into service on the Boeing 777X airframe in 2019 and will improve performance, power efficiency and reliability, while reducing costs.
Mike Running, Plexus’ senior vice president of Global Engineering Solutions, commented, “We are proud and honoured to be selected for this award from one of the world’s leading aerospace companies. It is a testament to our employees’ dedication to meeting the unique needs of our customers and helping them succeed in their end-markets by delivering superior product commercialisation support. The award showcases the benefits of early engagement with a partner like Plexus to enable the successful introduction of a new product into the market.”