MTM Robotics has received a 2015 Boeing Performance Excellence Award, the company said.
The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. MTM Robotics maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2015.
This year, Boeing recognized 530 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. MTM Robotics is one of only 423 silver suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.
MTM Robotics designs and manufactures sophisticated automated drilling, fastening and inspection machines and robotic end effectors utilized by the major aircraft manufactures throughout the world.
One of the many keys to MTM Robotics´ success is the unique design architecture that is utilized to minimize the overall size and weight of the machines. Additionally, the systems design allows for autonomous use including multiple machines operating in conjunction with each other. For enhanced factory efficiencies MTM Robotics´ machines enable aircraft manufacturing flexibility eliminating bottlenecks often found with traditional large floor mounted equipment.
A major differentiator between MTM Robotics´ automated machines and conventional robots is the cohabitive nature of the machines allowing the factory employee to work alongside the machines without safety concern.