Valence Surface Technologies recognized by Airbus Americas' supplier engagement program

Valence Surface Technologies, an independent aerospace product finishing company, has received the Airbus Americas´ Supplier Engagement Program Award, the company said.

It is the first-time Airbus has selected a product finishing supplier to participate in the program, which is reserved for highest level of performance within the Airbus supply chain.

Valence´s facilities in Los Angeles, California and Wichita, Kansas are a critical part of the global and comprehensive supply chain for Airbus.

Valence provides a full range of product finishing services, including Nondestructive Test (NDT), Anodizing, Shot Peen, Plating, Painting, and Bond Primer to all major Airbus suppliers. Based on our full-service model, Valence provides these critical solutions across all portions of the aircraft with parts ranging from an inch in diameter to 30 feet in length, many just prior to final delivery to Airbus when time constraints are critical.

Valence Surface Technologies (Valence) focuses on full-service solutions, key partnerships and critical investments that simplify the supply chain and drive productivity for our customers. With 10 Locations, 530,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space, more than 2,500 unique industry approvals and delivering more than 15 Million parts per year, Valence provides product finishing services to a diversified set of fast growing commercial aerospace, defense, and space/satellite markets, delivering uncompromising quality, unmatched delivery and unparalleled performance.

Airbus Americas is the U.S.-based operation of Airbus, a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. Airbus contributes $17 billion to the U.S. economy annually and supports more than 264,000 American jobs through its network of suppliers. In addition to corporate offices, engineering centers, training facilities, MROs and spare parts distribution centers, Airbus has manufacturing facilities producing commercial aircraft, helicopters and now satellites throughout the US.