Boeing has named its 2017 Supplier of the Year Award winners, recognizing 13 companies for the high-quality products, services and value they create. Watson was honored as a distinguished Boeing Supplier of the Year. Learn more about Watson's history with Boeing and the criteria Watson met to earn the acknowledgment.
Supplier of the Year, Environmental - 2017
Boeing has named its 2017 Supplier of the Year Award winners, recognizing 13 companies for the high-quality products, services and value they create. Watson was honored as a distinguished Boeing Supplier of the Year with the Environment Award, recognizing demonstrated leadership, outstanding performance and successful partnerships in a formal, measurable environmental program.
Boeing's success in 2017 is a direct reflection of our partnership with top-performing suppliers to generate value for our global customers. We will continue to work together with creativity, passion and innovation to provide our customers a competitive edge through our stellar products and services.
- Jenette Ramos, senior vice president,
Supply Chain & Operations
Boeing has more than 13,000 active Boeing suppliers in 57 countries around the world. This selection was based on stringent performance criteria for:
- Quality performance
- Delivery performance
- Environmental initiatives
- Customer service
- Technical expertise
That means Watson is in THE TOP ONE TENTH OF ONE PERCENT of all Boeing suppliers.
Performance Excellence since 2011
Each year Boeing recognizes approximately 4.5% of their suppliers for outstanding performance in the categories of on-time delivery and exceptional customer care. Watson received Performance Excellence Awards from The Boeing Company in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and was the first, and only still, furniture manufacturer to receive the awards.
The Watson Difference
Watson supplies height-adjustable workstations, return-to-work desks, storage, conference tables, and training tables to Boeing facilities nationwide. The products meet strict criteria for quality, durability and modular adaptability.
Watson Consoles' certified installers lead phased installations of up to 1500 workstations per order. The Installation Services crew manages delivery logistics, maintains a clean and organized working space during the installation period, and conducts final product evaluation and training with Boeing appointed representatives.
More Certifications and Recognition
In addition to the Boeing acknowledgement, Watson has received certification and recognition for proven commitment to reducing adverse impact on the environment, choosing materials that support a healthful workplace, product quality and continuous improvement.